Ashland Community and Technical College is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for its students, faculty and staff. The college has defined conduct in relation to the unlawful possession, use, dispensation, distribution or manufacture of alcohol or illicit drugs. This includes proper possession and use of prescription medications. In accordance with Kentucky law, all prescription medications in an individual's possession while on campus must be in the original, individual prescription container with formal prescription label indicating the medication therein, and to whom it is prescribed. Multiple medications may not be mixed in a single container, but should be kept in separate original bottles with appropriate labeling.
Conduct which violates this definition poses unacceptable risks and disregard for the health, safety, and welfare of members of the college community and shall result in disciplinary action up to and including suspension or termination. As a recipient of federal grants and contracts, Ashland Community and Technical College gives this notice to students, faculty and staff that it is in compliance with and shall continue to be in compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989. Students, faculty and staff are herein notified of the standards of conduct which shall be applicable while on Ashland Community and Technical College property.
Ashland Community and Technical College became completely tobacco-free on all campus grounds and parking areas on August 1, 2011. The tobacco-free policy applies to all areas of campus and prohibits the use of all tobacco products on all grounds and parking areas (traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco, pipes, cigars, snuff, etc.).