Campus Health and Safety Information

Campus Safety/Security

Wilson Community College is committed to preserving a safe and secure environment for learning and working. The campus is protected during business hours with police officers and/or security guards. Safety is everyone's responsibility and by using the following safety tips, the campus will be safer for everyone. In accordance with the Clery Act, the College publishes information related to security procedures and yearly crime statistics on the college website and in the College Catalog.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Information

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act, it is the policy of Wilson Community College that the use, possession, distribution, manufacture, or dispensation of illicit drugs and alcoholic beverages on college property or as part of any college sponsored activity be prohibited.

Anyone who violates the College's policies relating to drug abuse will be referred for the applicable legal sanctions under federal and state laws governing use and possession of a controlled substance. Violators of the drug and alcohol free campus policy should also be aware of the impact on financial aid.

The college provides information on health risks and also provides information that will assist in the location of treatment or counseling services for addiction issues.

Tobacco Use Policy

Effective with the beginning of Fall Semester 2012, tobacco use is prohibited on campus except in a personally owned vehicle or a designated tobacco use shelter.  Tobacco use will not be permitted at any time in any building on the Wilson Community College campus or in any building under the control of the College. This includes all classrooms, hallways, restrooms, offices, and vending and lounge areas.  Tobacco use is also prohibited in any College owned vehicle or any State Motor Fleet Vehicle maintained by the College.

Copyright Infringement Policies

Compliance with copyright laws is expected of all members of the campus community. Copyright is a form of legal protection for authors of original works, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other intellectual products not considered in the public domain. Violations may constitute grounds for disciplinary action by the College. Information is published on the college website that relates to the fair use of copyrighted materials.

For more information on copyright infringement, see http://respectcopyrights.org/highered.html.

For more information contact:

Donald Boyette
Dean of Student Development
(252) 246-1275
dboyette@wilsoncc.edu