New England College does not tolerate the illegal use of drugs, narcotics or paraphernalia. The college considers the use, possession, manufacture, distribution or sale of illicit drugs, narcotics or paraphernalia as detrimental to the welfare of the individual and to the health, security and safety of the NEC community. The college has a responsibility to maintain a safe and secure environment for students to pursue their educational goals free from the use and/or presence of illicit drugs. Additionally, federal and state drug abuse control laws are applicable to all members of the campus community. Violators of the college’s drug policy will be encouraged to seek professional help or their enrollment at New England College will be terminated.
§ All students must comply with federal, state and city laws and/or The New England College policy concerning the use, possession, manufacture, distribution or sale of drugs.
§ Possession or use of marijuana, or other illicit drugs or narcotics, are unacceptable behaviors.
§ Attendance at a gathering where illegal drugs or narcotics are being used is a violation of College policy.
§ New England College prohibits any possession or use of drug paraphernalia such as bongs, pipes, or blow tubes on the college campus.
§ Visitors to New England College must comply with state laws and college policy regarding use of drugs. Responsibility for the behavior of guests rests with the resident host(s).
§ New England College prohibits use of drugs in its vans, buses, and other College vehicles.
§ A student who is distributing, selling or manufacturing illicit drugs or narcotics may be subject to immediate dismissal without rebate or academic credit. Any information that comes to the attention of college authorities in regard to the trafficking of drugs will be communicated to law enforcement.
§ A student who uses or possesses illegal drugs, narcotics or drug paraphernalia and/or disrupts any segment of the campus community as a result of drug use is subject to disciplinary actions ranging from fines to chemical use assessment and/or treatment to suspension or expulsion.
§ A student who is experiencing health issues associated with the use of chemicals may be suspended from NEC and required to undergo professional evaluation and treatment prior to reapplying for admission to complete their education.