Policies

Weapons Policy

The possession, carrying and use of weapons, ammunition, or explosives is prohibited on Mt. SAC owned or controlled property. The only exception to this policy is for authorized law enforcement officers or others specifically authorized by Mt. SAC. Failure to comply with the Mt. SAC weapons policy will result in disciplinary and/or criminal action against violators.

Alcohol

Mt. SAC prohibits alcohol by students or employees on College property. Mt. SAC has a zero tolerance policy for students under the age of 21 possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages. The inability to exercise care for one’s own safety or the safety of others due in whole or in part to alcohol consumption is considered a violation of policy. Violation of any other policy while under the influence of alcohol is considered an additional violation.

Controlled Substances

Possession, use, manufacture, sale, distribution, or consumption of illegal and/or dangerous drugs is prohibited and illegal under state and federal laws, and is a violation of College policy. Possession of paraphernalia containing controlled substances, or residue of controlled substances, is prohibited. Violation of any other policy while under the influence of a controlled substance is considered an additional violation. The inability to exercise care for one’s safety or the safety of others due in whole or in part to being under the influence of a controlled substance is considered a violation of policy.

Skateboard Policy

The use of skateboards, scooters (motorized), and roller skates on College grounds is prohibited. No person shall fail to obey any sign or signal erected to carry out these regulations or any section of the California Vehicle Code. Warnings are given for a first time skateboard, scooter, or roller skate violation. A second violation is enforced with a citation, student discipline, or trespass notice.

Smoking Policy

Designated Smoking Area signTo promote a healthier campus environment, students, employees, and visitors who smoke are required to do so at one of nearly 20 designated outdoor locations. The smoking areas are identified on campus maps (both printed and online) as well as map signage/directories posted across campus. Smoking zones are designated by visible signage and ash trays. Violators will be cited and subjected to fines effective March 11, 2013.