Savannah Technical College prides itself on being a drug free campus.
Savannah Technical College’s Policy on Drugs, Alcohol and Other Substances
Substances referred to under this policy include all illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, and misused legal drugs (both prescription and over-the-counter).
Georgia Law and Savannah Technical College prohibit possession or use of alcoholic beverages on College premises unless used for educational purposes or for a religious ceremony. Alcohol is also prohibited at Savannah Technical College sponsored or supervised functions unless permitted by the Savannah Technical College President. College sponsored or supervised functions will be permitted only if the event takes place at:
- a Savannah Technical College business conference center capable of accommodating more than two hundred persons or,
- at an off-campus facility and all provisions of the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia Policy II.C.6. must be followed.
Savannah Technical College further prohibits students being in a state of intoxication on College premises or at College sponsored or supervised functions (including off-campus functions) or in a College owned vehicle.
Controlled Substances, Illegal Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia
Savannah Technical College prohibits possession, use, sale, or distribution of any controlled substance, illegal drugs, or drug paraphernalia except as expressly permitted by law. Any influence which may be attributed to the use of drugs or of alcoholic beverages shall not in any way limit the responsibility of the individual for the conduct or consequences of his/her actions.
Overview of Savannah Technical College’s Alcohol and other Drug Prevention Program
Savannah Technical College maintains an ongoing substance abuse prevention program that currently consists of educational, early intervention and enforcement strategies.
The Director of Student Support Services and the Counselor/Special Populations Coordinator provide literature and brochures to all campuses, which are displayed in the lobby of each campus. The literature and brochures address prevention, addiction and treatment for drugs, alcoholic beverages and misused legal drugs. Workshops are also conducted each semester to educate the student body on alcohol and drug prevention.
The Office of Student Support Services also provides links on STC’s website to addiction programs and crisis hotlines on the Helpful Services page under Current Students.