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Prohibited Items Policies 

Harford Community College is a smoke-free and tobacco-free environment. The use of any type of tobacco product, smoking device or equipment, or any item that simulates smoking is prohibited in all buildings and areas of the campus and off-campus sites supervised by the College. Violators are subject to a $75 fine and/or disciplinary action. 
» (Policy as revised by the Board of Trustees April 10, 2007; second policy revision approved by the Board of Trustees December 10, 2013) 

It is the policy of Harford Community College to be drug free in order to ensure a safe, healthy and productive work and learning environment. This policy applies to all employees, applicants for employment, students and others under the control of or contracted by the College. 
» (Policy as revised by the Board of Trustees 3/8/11; further revised by the Board of Trustees 3/11/14) 

It is the policy of Harford Community College that the College is committed to wellness and personal responsibility in the use of alcoholic beverages and limits the consumption of alcoholic beverages to receptions and events associated with cultural and corporate sponsorship primarily intended for employees, community or business patronage. Further, use, possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited at student events on- or off- campus that are organized or sponsored by College personnel or its agents. 
» (Policy as revised by the Board of Trustees 03/11/14) 

All persons are prohibited from carrying a handgun, firearm, or weapon of any kind onto College property. Only persons affiliated with a law enforcement agency who are authorized to carry a weapon and possess government credentials are exempt from this prohibition. 

Any and all forms of violence, threatening behavior, and/or verbal/non-verbal harassment that involve or affect Harford Community College or occur on the College campus or its satellites, off-site facilities or in any off-campus College event or location that could be considered an extension of the workplace(i.e., official travel) are prohibited. This includes threatening behavior, violent actions, and harassment by/against or between/among students, employees, supervisors, and visitors.