UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PROCEDURE 06-02-01

CATEGORY:         HEALTH, SAFETY AND SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
SECTION:          Drug Awareness
SUBJECT:          Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free Schools
EFFECTIVE DATE:   July 21, 1999 (Revised)
PAGE(S):          2

I.   PURPOSE

     To provide the steps for distributing the University's Drug-Free
     Workplace/Drug-Free Schools Policy to faculty, staff, and
     students in accordance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities
     Act of 1989 and for notifying the University of a drug statute
     conviction for violations occurring in the workplace, as required
     by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.
     
II.  SCOPE

     This procedure applies to all faculty, staff, and students of the
     University.

III. ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

     The Office of Human Resources, the Office of Student Affairs, and
     those offices designated by the Regional Campus Presidents are
     responsible for annually informing all faculty, staff, and
     students of the University's Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free
     Schools Policy.

IV.  DEFINITIONS

     Controlled Substance - A controlled substance in schedules I
     through V of section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (U.S.
     Code 812).

     Conviction - A finding of guilt (including a plea of nolo
     contendere) or imposition of sentence, or both, by any judicial
     body charged with the responsibility to determine violation of
     the Federal or State criminal drug statutes.

     Criminal Drug Statute - A criminal statute involving manufacture,
     distribution, dispensation, use, or possession of any controlled
     substance.

V.   PROCEDURE

     A.   Distribution of the Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free Schools
          Policy

          Office of
          Human Resources          1.   Annually distribute the Drug-
                                        Free Workplace/Drug-Free
                                        Schools Policy (Exhibit A), to
                                        all faculty, staff, and
                                        student employees, via the
                                        employee's campus address.
     
          Office of Student
          Affairs/Designated
          Regional Campus
          Offices                  2.   Annually distribute the Drug-
                                        Free Workplace/Drug-Free
                                        Schools Policy to all
                                        registered students via the
                                        student's permanent mailing
                                        address.

     B.   Notifying the University of a Drug Statute Conviction

          Employee                 1.   Notify the University no later
                                        than five (5) days after a
                                        criminal drug conviction for a
                                        violation occurring at the
                                        University or while engaged in
                                        University activities.

          University               2.   If the conviction involves an
                                        employee paid from federal
                                        contracts or grants in excess
                                        of $25,000, notify the
                                        contracting agency within ten
                                        (10) days after receiving such
                                        notification.

VI.  EXHIBIT

     Exhibit A - University of Pittsburgh Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-
     Free Schools Policy

VII. REFERENCE

     Policy 06-02-01, Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free Schools