The consumption, sale, or use of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on the campus, including the gym, stadium and parking lots. This campus recognizes, and enforces all state laws regulating the use of alcoholic beverages on campus property. (25608 Businesses and Professions Code).
All members of the campus community are subject to disciplinary action and /or criminal prosecution for the on-campus possession, use, sale, or distribution of any quantity of inappropriate prescription drugs, or controlled substances as defined by State of California Health and Safety Code.
Drug/ Alcohol Treatment
Merced Community College recognizes that drug and alcohol dependency are treatable conditions. Campus community members who suffer from a substance abuse problem are encouraged to get help immediately. The Campus Counseling/ Career Development Center and medical staff in the Health Center are available for member assistance. Merced Community College also maintains a current listing of available off-campus counseling services, parent education workshops, self-help groups, and alcoholism/drug treatment centers. Smoking is not permitted in buildings and is limited to beyond 20 feet from all buildings (Merced College Board Policy 6404.5). Individuals and groups using District Facilities are responsible for enforcement of this regulation.
The unapproved possession, use or sale of firearms, ammunition, fireworks, explosives, or any dangerous weapon is forbidden and subject to campus discipline and criminal prosecution. Approval for possession is by exception and granted only through the office of the Chief of the College Police.
Every member and organization of the
College Community should be aware that all sexual assaults are
prohibited by state law, and college policy, and will be viewed by
Merced Community College as a serious matter. In addition to possible
prosecution, the College may impose sanctions against students, student
organizations, or faculty/staff members identified as committing or
participating in sexual assaults. This institution will discipline
persons identified as responsible for sexual assaults.