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Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention Program

Minnesota West recognizes
alcohol and drug misuse and abuse as a potential health, safety, and security problem and that the use of illicit drugs and the unlawful possession and use of alcohol is wrong and harmful. Minnesota West is committed to providing a drug-free, healthy, safe work and learning environment for its students and employees.

The College has implemented a prevention program, consistent with Federal Guidelines. The program includes, but is not limited to:

  1. The compliance statement, policy and other related information is distributed to all registered students and all employees, through orientation, campus mailboxes, email, and/or direct mailing.

  2. Each campus provides informational presentations on alcohol and drug related issues to support and encourage healthy, productive lifestyles.

  3. Displays are located on all campuses with a variety of alcohol and drug information.

  4. Access to drug and alcohol information as identified in Resources list below.

Keeping yourself informed is
an important step in developing a healthy lifestyle and in knowing how to cope with problems as they arise.


Alcohol & Drug Abuse Resources (including screening tools)
Campus Contacts
Code of Conduct
Community Resources
Health Risks
Federal Law

Minnesota Law
Minnesota West Violation Sanctions
Minnesota West Policy 5.18.1 - Alcohol or Other Controlled Substances
Minnesota West Policy 5.18.2 - Use of Tobacco Products

Other Information Resources

Campus Security Annual Reports
Employee Handbook