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Substance Abuse and Alcohol Policy 424.03
Johnson County Community College
Series: 400 Personnel
Section: Employee Conduct and Performance

Cross Reference:  Substance Abuse and Alcohol Operating Procedure 424.04

Applicability: This Policy applies to all Johnson County Community College (“JCCC” or the “College”) employees.

Purpose: The purpose of this Policy is to ensure the College maintains a drug-free workplace.


The College supports and endorses the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention regulations implementing the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989. Pursuant to applicable laws and regulations, the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance or abuse of alcohol by an employee on College property or as part of any College activity is prohibited. Employees are not permitted to consume alcohol while on duty, except in limited circumstances as approved in accordance with the Substance Abuse and Alcohol Operating Procedure 424.04.

An employee must notify the College of any criminal drug conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five (5) days after such conviction. Such notice shall be provided in writing by the employee to a director over Human Resources.

Pursuant to applicable laws and regulations, employees may be subject to drug and alcohol testing.

The College will maintain an internal procedure to annually distribute to all employees a statement of compliance in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The College will conduct a biennial review of the internal procedure.

An employee who violates this Policy shall be subject to discipline up to and including termination of employment in accordance with Suspension, Demotion and Termination Policy 415.08.

Date of Adoption:
Revised: 11/16/2017, 04/21/2022