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criminal citation.

  • For possession of marijuana (more than 1 oz.), you may receive up to 6 months in county jail, up to a $500 fine, or both.

  • For possession of cocaine, you can be impris- oned in a state prison.

  • For sales of any illegal drug, you can be imprisoned in a state prison.

  • Any person under the age of 21 years who has any alcoholic beverage in his/her posses- sion on any street or highway or in any pub- lic place can be convicted of a misdemeanor.

  • It is a misdemeanor crime to sell, give or fur- nish alcohol to anyone under 21 years of age.

  • Carriers of motor vehicle insurance can increase premiums, cancel or deny renewal as a result of driving under the influence con- victions.

For Free Confidential Assistance For assistance off-campus, call:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (408) 297-3555

  • Narcotics Anonymous (408) 998-4200

  • For a more comprehensive listing of off-cam-

pus referrals, contact a counselor.

Non-Discrimination Policy The District is committed to equal opportunity in educational programs, employment and all access to institutional programs and activities.

The District, and each individual who represents the District, shall provide access to its services, classes and programs without regard to age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, marital status or sexual orien- tation.

Students can present complaints regarding alleged violations of this policy to the Human Resources Director at (760) 252-2411 ext. 7277. Complete instructions for filing a complaint can be found in Board Policy and Procedure 3410.

Safety and Health Program Barstow College strives to ensure the safety of its students, employees and visitors by promoting safety awareness and providing a viable Injury and Illness Prevention Program. Everyone is encouraged to participate in using good judge- ment, practices and procedures to prevent any


unnecessary injuries or illnesses. If any unsafe or hazardous acts or conditions are observed, they should be reported immediately to an instructor, immediate supervisor or the Safety Program Coordinator.

Section 504/Americans With

Disabilities Act Policy Barstow College supports the idea that no person shall, on the basis of a physical or mental disabili- ty, be unlawfully subjected to discrimination under any program or activity offered under the control of the College. Any student or applicant for admission who believes he/she has been sub- ject to a discriminatory action on the basis of a physical or mental disability may file a complaint with the Vice President of Student Services. An employee or applicant for employment may file a complaint with the Human Resources Director.

Inquiries regarding federal laws and regulations concerning nondiscrimination in education or the College's compliance with those provisions may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights, Region IX U.S. Department of Education Old Federal Building 50 United Nations Plaza, Room 322 San Francisco, CA 94102-7102 (415) 437-8310 ocr_sanfrancisco@ed.gov

Sexual Harassment The District is committed to providing an aca- demic and work environment that respects the dignity of individuals and groups. The District shall be free of sexual harassment and all forms of sexual intimidation and exploitation. It shall also be free of other unlawful harassment, includ- ing that which is based on any of the following statuses: age, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orienta- tion, or the perception that a person has one or more of the foregoing characteristics.

Sexual harassment violates state and federal laws, as well as this policy, and will not be tolerated. It is also illegal to retaliate against any individual for filing a complaint of sexual harassment or for participating in a sexual harassment investiga-

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