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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Grossmont College is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace for staff, faculty and students. Board Policy 5525 states that "Any student who engages in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, possession, or use of a controlled substance and/or alcohol on District owned or operated property or at an official college-sponsored function, or who is under the influence of any controlled substance or alcohol is in violation of state, District, and college regulations and is subject to disciplinary action."

The Student Discipline Procedures and Student Code of Conduct states that grounds for disciplinary action exist when there is "Unlawful possession, use, sale, offer to sell, or furnishing, or being under the influence of, any controlled substance listed in California Health and Safety Code Sections 11053 et seq., an alcoholic beverage, or an intoxicant of any kind; or unlawful possession of, or offering, arranging or negotiating the sale of any drug paraphernalia, as defined in California Health and Safety Code Section 11014.5."

Grossmont College also offers Health Education 120 - Personal Health and Lifestyles: A course emphasizing the information required to make important decisions concerning lifestyle and total health. An examination of stress, drugs, major diseases, nutrition, weight control, sexuality, aging, environmental issues and other topics related to health and fitness. A practical approach to understanding. A challenge to the student to assume responsibility for, and take charge of, his/her own health and well-being. Satisfies GE for Grossmont College and CSU. Transfers to CSU and UC (credit limited.)

Vaccinations/Immunizations

California Community Colleges do not require proof of immunization for enrollment. Depending on the major, immunizations may be necessary prior to acceptance into selected programs. Students should consult with their specific academic department for further information.

Campus Safety Reports and Statistics (Clery/Campus Security Act)

The GCCCD Public Safety Office prepares, maintains and publishes the following safety information:

Sexual Assault

For sexual assault emergencies, contact 911.

If you are a victim of sexual assault (rape, sexual violence or stalking), please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 619-644-7600 or visit the Student Affairs Office (Griffin Center, Building 60-204). Student Affairs will provide students with the resources and support needed during this time. In addition, students will be provided guidance on reporting options. For all emergencies, please contact 911.

Any sexual assault or physical abuse, including, but not limited to, rape, as defined by California law, whether committed by an employee, student, or member of the public, occurring on Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District property, in connection with all the academic, educational, extracurricular, athletic, and other programs of the District, whether those programs take place in the District’s facilities or at another location, or on an off-campus site or facility maintained by the District, or on grounds or facilities maintained by a student organization, is a violation of District policies and regulations, and is subject to all applicable punishment, including criminal procedures and employee or student discipline procedures (AP3540).

Last Updated: 09/22/2016
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