Alcohol and Other Drugs Sanctioning Framework

The following guidelines serve as a framework for use of the above identified alcohol and other drug offenses sanctions or programs. The hearing officer may modify or add additional sanctions as deemed appropriate by the hearing officer in their discretion.

Low-Level Alcohol and Other Drug Violation(s)

 

 

Charges


  • Unauthorized Containers
  • Purchase or Attempt to Purchase while Underage
  • Underage Possession and/or Consumption
  • Public Display
  • Drinking Games
  • Non-Criminal Possession of Illegal Drugs (e.g., typically less than 1.5 ounces marijuana)

 

Sanctions for

First Offense


  • AlcoholEdu for Sanctions
  • Drug Testing, if applicable
  • Ethics Course
  • Outcome-Based Reflection
  • Parental Notification
  • Peer-to-Peer Conversation Program

Sanctions for

Subsequent

Offense(s)


  • BASICS 1:1 and any recommended follow‐up from BASICS facilitator (could include formal AOD assessment if BASICS reveals high‐level use concerns)
  • BASICS Group and any recommended follow‐up from BASICS facilitator (could include formal AOD assessment if BASICS reveals high‐level use concerns)
  • Disciplinary Probation
  • Drug Testing
  • Ethics Course
  • Outcome-Based Reflection
  • Parental Notification
  • Peer-to-Peer Conversation Program

Mid-level Alcohol and Other Drug Violations

 

 

Charges


  • Alcohol Misuse (when involving hospitalization)
  • Criminal Possession of Illegal Drugs, Prescription and/or Over-the-Counter Medication

 

Sanctions for

First Offense


  • BASICS 1:1 and any recommended follow‐up from BASICS facilitator (could include formal AOD assessment if BASICS reveals high‐level use concerns)
  • BASICS+ (if student has already completed BASICS 1:1 this year) and any recommended follow‐up from BASICS facilitator (could include formal AOD assessment if BASICS reveals high‐level use concerns)
  • Disciplinary Probation
  • Drug Testing, if applicable
  • Ethics Course
  • Outcome-Based Reflection
  • Parental Notification
  • Peer-to-Peer Conversation Program

Sanctions for

Subsequent

Offense(s)


  • Activities Suspension
  • Suspension Withheld
  • Drug Testing
  • Ethics Course
  • Housing Restrictions
  • Outcome-Based Reflection
  • Parental Notification
  • Peer-to-Peer Conversation Program
  • Substance Use Assessment. AOD Assessment with referral to appropriate level of care (includes BASICS Group, BASICS 1:1, BASICS+, or treatment services as indicated)

High-level Alcohol and Other Drug Violations

 

 

Charges


  • Driving While Impaired
  • Illegal Drug Use (IV drug, crack, heroin, or methamphetamine use)
  • Sale or Distribution of Illegal Drugs, Prescription and/or Over-the-Counter Medication

 

Sanctions for

First Offense


  • Activities Suspension
  • Disciplinary Probation
  • Drug Testing
  • Ethics Course
  • Housing Restrictions
  • Parental Notification
  • Substance Use Assessment. AOD Assessment with referral to appropriate level of care (includes BASICS Group, BASICS 1:1, BASICS+, or treatment services as indicated)
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Withheld

Sanctions for

Subsequent

Offense(s)


  • Expulsion