Shasta College's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program is reviewed biennially as required by the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act.  This biennial review assists the College with determining the effectiveness of its program, and supports continuous improvement in the activities undertaken in this important matter.  It also provides clear data to ensure that disciplinary sanctions for violating the College's standards of conduct are enforced consistently.  To perform this review, Shasta College relies on the following: 

Report Preparation

Participation from the following College departments to provide information and/or input for this report: 

  • Campus Safety
  • Student Health & Wellness Office
  • Human Resources
  • Associate Vice President of Student Services Office
  • Dean of Students Office
  • Student Senate

Materials Reviewed

Examination and assessment of the following materials:

  • Complying with the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Regulations (EDGAR Part 86), A Guide for University and College Administrators prepared by the Higher Education Center
  • SC Board Policies and Administrative Procedures related to its Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
  • SC Drug-Free Campus Program Brochure
  • SC Website
  • SC Catalog
  • SC Class Schedule
  • SC Annual Security Report
  • Data from eCHECKUP TO GO – Alcohol and eCHECKUP TO GO – Marijuana
  • Behavioral Intervention Response Team (BIRT) Data

A systematic prescriptive disciplinary process ensures each disciplinary referral is resolved appropriately, and the consequences or sanctions adequately address the nature of the issue.  Emphasis is placed on a holistic approach to student learning and employee development.

The most recent biennial program review can be accessed through the following link: