Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA) is a federal law that requires colleges and universities receiving federal funds to adopt and implement a drug and alcohol abuse prevention program (DAAPP). The institutions DAAPP must be designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use and distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol abuse on campus and at institutionally-recognized events and activities. The purpose of DFSCA is to ensure that current students, employees and other interested members of the public are provided with important information regarding the educational, disciplinary, health and legal consequences of illegal drug use and alcohol abuse. The Clery Compliance Program at SJSU manages institutional compliance with the Clery Act as well as the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA).

SJSU Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (DAAPP)

The DAAPP is a specific set of comprehensive statements adopted by the university designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use and distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol abuse involving students and employees on campus and at institutionally-recognized events and activities. Core components of the DAAPP include:

  • Standards of conduct
  • Applicable legal sanctions
  • Associated health risks
  • Available treatment and support programs 
  • Discipline and sanctions

Note: The comprehensive DAAPP for the university is currently in development

SJSU Alcohol and Other Drug Policy

All SJSU students, faculty, staff, and visitors are subject to SJSU policies, as well as local, state, and federal laws regarding the unlawful possession, manufacturing, distribution, sale, or use of alcohol and illegal drugs. The University Police Department enforces laws regulating alcohol and drugs at SJSU owned, controlled and officially recognized locations. Students, faculty and staff in violation may be referred to the Office of Student Conduct & Ethical Development or University Personnel for administrative discipline.

Note: The university policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs is currently under revision

CSU Drug-Free Workplace Policy

California State University Executive Order 930 is the systemwide policy that governs all CSU campuses in maintaining a workplace for employees that is free from the unlawful manufacture, possession, distribution, dispensation or use of controlled substances.

Members of CSU Board of Trustees Meeting

CSU Policy on Sale, Service and Advertising of Alcoholic Beverages

California State University Executive Order 1109 is the systemwide policy that governs all CSU campuses regarding the sale and service of alcoholic beverages at or in conjunction with University intercollegiate athletic events, and advertising of alcoholic beverages on campus and at University athletic facilities.

CSU Policy on Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment

California State University Executive Order 1108 is the systemwide policy that governs all CSU campuses in maintaining smoke and tobacco free campus enviornments for university faculty, staff, students, guests and the public.