(Approved by the Executive Vice President by authority of Executive Order No. 5)
Covered employees must not report for work if they are impaired and/or under the influence of drugs of abuse. Being impaired and/or under the influence of controlled substances while on duty, or any activity involving use, possession, distribution, or sale of alcohol, unauthorized prescription drugs, controlled substances or drug paraphernalia at University facilities is strictly prohibited. The appropriate use of legally prescribed drugs and nonprescription medication is not prohibited. However, it is the responsibility of covered employees to remove themselves from vehicle and equipment operation and report the situation to their supervisor if they are experiencing any adverse effects from medication or prescribed drugs. Employees who are found to be in violation of this policy shall be subject to appropriate corrective action.