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• Educational outreach assessments will be used to help fund alcohol and other drug educational programs and substance-free campus events. • If the educational outreach assessment is not paid to the appropriate office within ten (10) business days of receiving the violation and sanctions, the student will be deemed noncompliant and will be subject to further sanctions, similar to those of a subsequent offense. • Students who violate the general provisions of the alcohol policy aside from those that threaten the health and safety of others or cause damage to personal or university property may incur educational outreach assessments according to the following guidelines: • Students who violate the general provisions of the alcohol and drug policy that include behaviors that threaten the health or safety of others and/or cause damage to personal or university property may incur educational outreach assessments according to the following guidelines: • Student organizations or groups that violate the general provisions of the alcohol and drug policy may incur educational outreach assessments according to the following guidelines: • Students who violate the general provisions of the illegal drug policy by possessing drug parapher-nalia but have no other evidence related to drug use or distribution may incur educational outreach assessments according to the following guidelines: • Students who violate the general provisions of the illegal drug policy by possessing (without intent to distribute) a Schedule III-IV controlled substance (including but not limited to marijuana, steroids, prescription drugs for which the person in posses-sion does not have a valid prescription) may incur educational outreach assessments according to the following guidelines: • Students who violate the general provisions of the illegal drug policy by possessing (without intent to distribute) a Schedule I-II controlled substance 149 to the Spartanburg Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (SADAC) or another appropriate community agency. The student will be expected to comply with the agency and any costs or fees • When deemed necessary by the counselor (or his/her designee), the student must have an assessment at the Spartanburg Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (SADAC) or another appropri-ate community agency and must comply with any treatment or classes that are indicated as well as any associated costs or fees for these services. • The student may be required to undergo random drug testing and will be responsible for any costs or fees associated with the testing in order to remain enrolled at the university. • If the violation is for more than simple possession of an illegal drug, the student may be suspended or expelled. Second Offense • A letter will be issued to the student with a descrip-tion of the violation and of all sanctions and deadlines for completion. This letter will become part of the student’s disciplinary record. • A copy of the letter will be mailed to the student’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s). • The student will be removed from housing if he/ she is an on campus resident. • The student must complete the online alcohol / drug educational workshop addressing the issues around alcohol/drug use and abuse. Any workshop fees are the student’s responsibility. • The student may be required to have an assess-ment with appropriate counseling center staff.If the counselor determines that further counseling is needed, the student must comply in order to remain in good standing. The student is respon-sible for scheduling an appointment for the initial assessment within 72 hours after receiving the violation and sanctions. • If the counselor determines that the student needs more intensive counseling around alcohol and drug issues, the student may be referred to the Spartanburg Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (SADAC) or another appropriate community agency. The student will be expected to comply with the agency and any costs or fees • The student will be suspended from the University. • If the violation is for more than simple possession of an illegal drug, the student may be expelled. VI. Educational Outreach Assessments • In addition to the sanctions listed in the above specific sections, students may be responsible for educational outreach assessments according to the guidelines described below. 1st Offense: $50 2nd Offense: $100 3rd Offense: $200 1st Offense: $100 2nd Offense: $200 3rd Offense: $300 1st Offense: $50 2nd Offense: $100 3rd Offense: $200 1st Offense: $50 2nd Offense: $100 1st Offense: $100 2nd Offense: $250 145 ‘16 - ‘17 Student Handbook


2016-17 Student Handbook
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