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The following information is provided in accordance with federal, state or local guidelines and concerns issues that are related to student health, safety and privacy. Standards of behavior, methods for resolving conflicts or grievances, programs designed to ensure safety, procedures designed to protect confidentiality and graduation rates are all included.

Important Contacts

Augustana Code of Conduct

Philosophy, Policies and Programs on Alcohol and Drugs

Controlled Substances

Judicial Processes

Policy on Harassment, Discrimination and Human Dignity

Crimes

Sexual Assault

Campus Security

Missing Student

Students with Disabilities

Students at Risk to Self or Others

Severe Physical or Emotional Disturbance

Student Records

Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

Available to Current and Prospective Students

Vaccination Policy

 

Important Contacts

Office of Public Safety (309)794-7711
Ambulance, Fire, and Police
from off-campus phone 911
from on-campus phone 9-911 
Student Counseling (309)794-7357
Medical Support (309)794-2693
Campus Ministries (309)794-7213
Reading/Writing Center (309)794-7372
Tutors (309)794-7502
Career Center (309)794-7339
Center for Vocational Reflection (309)794-8612
Registrar (309)794-7277
Director of Advising (309)794-8290
Residential Life (309)794-2686
Area Coordinator                        

Zach Berkley (Erickson Residence Center/TLA East)

(309)794-8922

Jillian Flahaven (Andreen Hall, Seminary Hall, & Duane R. Swanson Commons)

(309)794-8486
Kara Brant  (Westerlin Residence Center/TLA West)   (309)794-8919
Office of Student Activities (OSA) (309)794-2695
ACES (Augustana College Escort Service) (309)794-7550

 

Controlled Substances

Substance Abuse and Health

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Drugs and Controlled Substance Policy

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Higher Education Act Drug Provision

http://www2.ed.gov/policy/highered/leg/hea98/sec483.html

The following provision was contained in subsection (r) of section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1998 (see 20 U.S.C. 1091(r)).

(r) Suspension of eligibility for drug related offenses.-
(1) IN GENERAL- A student who has been convicted of any offense under any Federal or State law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance shall not be eligible to receive any grant, loan, or work assistance under this title during the period beginning on the date of such conviction and ending after the interval specified in the following table:

If convicted of an offense involving:

The possession of a controlled substance:
Ineligibility Period 
First Offense - 1 year
Second Offense - 2 years
Third Offense - Indefinite

The sale of a controlled substance:
Ineligibility Period 
First Offense - 2 years
Second Offense - Indefinite

REHABILITATION- A student whose eligibility has been suspended under paragraph (1) may resume eligibility before the end of the ineligibility period determined under such paragraph if--

(A) the student satisfactorily completes a drug rehabilitation program that--

(i) complies with such criteria as the Secretary shall prescribe in regulations for purposes of this paragraph; and

(ii) includes two unannounced drug tests; or

(B) the conviction is reversed, set aside, or otherwise rendered nugatory.

(3) DEFINITIONS- In this subsection, the term 'controlled substance' has the meaning given the term in section 102(6) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802(6)).'.

(2) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by paragraph (1), regarding suspension of eligibility for drug-related offenses, shall apply with respect to financial assistance of cover the costs of attendance for periods of enrollment beginning after the date of enactment of this Act.


Drugs of Abuse Chart from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Illinois Drug Laws

http://www.crimeandpunishment.net/IL/

CRIME

PUNISHMENT

DRUG CRIMES

DRUG CONVICTION FOR POSSESSION
(felony or misdemeanor)

Under Student Aid Laws: Cannot obtain any Government Student Aid, Loans, or Grants for 1 Year after 1stConviction for Possession; for 2 Years after 2NDConviction and for an indefinite amount of time after 3RDConviction.

DRUG CONVICTION FOR SALE
(felony or misdemeanor)

Under Student Aid Laws: Cannot obtain any Government Student Aid, Loans, or Grants for 2 Years after 1STConviction and indefinite amount of time after 2NDConviction.

DRUG POSSESSION

CANNABIS
(< 2.5 grams)
720 ILCS 550/4 

Up to $1500 Fine &/or Up to 30 Days in Jail

CANNABIS
(2.5 grams to 10 grams)
720 ILCS 550/4 

Up to $1500 Fine &/or Up to 6 Months in Jail

CANNABIS
(10 grams to 30 grams)
720 ILCS 550/4 

1ST Offense
Up to $2500 Fine &/or Up to 1 Year in Jail

2NDOffense
Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 1 to 3 Years Pen.

CANNABIS
(30 grams to 500 grams)
720 ILCS 550/4 

1ST Offense
Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 1 to 3 Years in Pen.

2NDOffense
Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 2 to 5 Years in Pen.

CANNABIS
(500 grams to 2000 grams)
720 ILCS 550/4 

Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 2 to 5 Years in Pen.

CANNABIS
(2000 grams to 5000 grams)
720 ILCS 550 

Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 3 to 7 Years in Pen.

CANNABIS
(over 5000 grams)
720 ILCS 550/4 

Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 4 to 15 Years Pen.

PRESCRIPTION FORGERY
720 ILCS 570/406(b)(3) 

1ST Offense Felony
Up to $100,000 Fine &/or 1 to 3 Years in Pen.

2NDOffense Felony
Up to $200,000 Fine &/or 2 to 5 Years in Pen.

POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
720 ILCS 600/3.5 

$750 to $2500 Fine &/or Up to 1 Year in Jail

POSSESSION OF HEROIN, COCAINE, MORPHINE, METHAMPHETAMINE, LYSERGIC ACID OR LSD:
720 ILCS 570/402 

15 GRAMS TO 100 GRAMS

Felony Up to $200,000 Fine &/or 4 to 15 Years in Pen.

100 GRAMS to 400 GRAMS

Felony Up to $200,000 Fine or Street Value &/or 6 to 30 Years Pen.

400 GRAMS TO 900 GRAMS

Felony Up to $200,000 Fine or Street Value &/or 8 to 40 Years Pen.

900 + GRAMS

Felony Up to $200,000 Fine or Street Value &/or 10 to 50 Years Pen.

PEYOTE, BARBITURIC ACID, AMPHETAMINE
(more than 200 grams)
720 ILCS 570/402 

Felony Up to $200,000 Fine &/or 4 to 15 Years in Pen.

METHAQUALONE, PENTAZOCINE, PHENCYCLIDINE
(more than 30 grams)
720 ILCS 570/402 

Felony Up to $200,000 Fine &/or 4 to 15 Years in Pen.

ANABOLIC STEROID
720 ILCS 570/402 

1ST Offense
Up to $1500 Fine &/or 30 Days in Jail

2NDOffense
UP to $1500 Fine &/or 6 Months in Jail

NITROUS OXIDE
720 ILCS 5/24.5-5 

1ST Offense
Up to $2500 Fine &/or Up to 1 Year in Jail

2NDOffense Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 1 to 3 Years in Pen.

SALE, MANUFACTURE, POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO TRAFFIC DRUGS

CANNABIS
(less than 2.5 grams)
720 ILCS 550/5 

Up to $1500 Fine &/or 6 Months in Jail

CANNABIS
(2.5 grams to 10 grams)
720 ILCS 550/5 

Up to $2500 Fine &/or 1 Year in Jail

CANNABIS
(10 grams to 30 grams)
720 550/5 

Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 1 to 3 Years in Pen.

CANNABIS
(30 grams to 500 grams)
720 550/5 

Felony Up to $55,000 Fine &/or 2 to 5 Years in Pen.

CANNABIS
(500 grams to 2000 grams)
720 550/5 

Felony Up to $100,000 Fine &/or 3 to 7 Years in Pen.

CANNABIS
(2000 grams to 5000 grams)
720 550/5 

Felony Up to $150,000 Fine &/or 4 to 15 Years in Pen.

CANNABIS
(more than 5000 grams)
720 550/5 

Felony Up to $200,000 Fine &/or 6 to 30 Years in Pen.

COCAINE   
(1 to 15 grams)
720 ILCS 570/401  
HEROIN
(10 to 15 grams)
MORPHINE
(10 to 15 grams)
METHAMPHETAMINE
(5 to 15 grams)

Felony Up to $250,000 &/or 4 to 15 Years in Pen.

COCAINE, HEROIN, MORPHINE, METHAMPHETAMINE, LSD:
720 ILCS 570/401 

15 GRAMS TO 100 GRAMS

Felony Up to $500,000 Fine &/or 6 to 30 Years in Pen.

100 GRAMS TO 400 GRAMS

Felony Up to $500,000 or Street Value &/or 9 to 40 Years in Pen.

400 GRAMS TO 900 GRAMS

Felony Up to $500,000 Fine or Street Value &/or 12 to 50 Years Pen.

OVER 900 GRAMS

Felony Up to $500,000 Fine or Street Value &/or 15 to 60 Years Pen.

NITROUS OXIDE
720 ILCS 5/24.5-10 

Felony Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 2 to 5 Years in Pen.

* FELONY, INCREASES PENALTY TO 15-20-25-LIFE

Increased Penalties for use of Firearm During Commission of Offense:

  1. Use of firearm during commission of offense: 15 years added to sentence imposed
  2. Discharge of firearm during commission of offense: 20 years added to sentence imposed
  3. Discharge of firearm causing death or injury: 25 years or up to natural life added to sentence imposed
MISDEMEANORS


730 ILCS 5/5-9-1 & 5/5-8-3

Class A:
Up to $2500 Fine &/or Up to 1 Year in Jail.
Class B:
Up to $1500 Fine &/or Up to 6 Months in Jail.
Class C:
Up to $1500 Fine &/or Up to 30 Days in Jail.

FELONY CONVICTION


730 ILCS 5/5-8-1 & 5/5-9-1

 

Class X Felony
Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 6 to 30 Years in Pen.
Class 1 Felony
Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 4 to 15 Years in Pen.
Class 2 Felony
Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 3 to 7 Years in Pen.
Class 3 Felony
Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 2 to 5 Years in Pen.
Class 4 Felony
Up to $25,000 Fine &/or 1 to 3 Years in Pen.

IF POSSESSION OR SALE OF ANY DRUG IS WITHIN 1500 FEET OF A SCHOOL, CHURCH, PUBLIC PARK, OR MOVIE THEATER, COURT MAY DOUBLE THE FINE AND THE SENTENCE.

IF A FIREARM IS IN POSSESSION AT THE TIME OF A DRUG ARREST, AT CONVICTION COURT MAY DOUBLE THE FINE AND THE SENTENCE.

Federal Drug Trafficking Penalties Chart (Not Including Marijuana) from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration

Federal Drug Trafficing Penalties Chart (Marijuana) from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration

Students with Disabilities

Dean of Students Dr. Evelyn Campbell coordinates accommodations for students with mental, sensory or physical impairments. Students who need accommodations should make an appointment with her to address their needs.

A brochure entitled Augustana College Building Access, available in the Dean of Students Office, the residence halls and the College Center, identifies the buildings with strobe light fire alarms, handicapped entrances and restrooms, Braille signage and fire refuges. Students needing additional accommodations should confer with the Dean of Students regarding any special needs or accommodations and emergency evacuation procedures.

Individuals who require special building accommodations can call 794-7279. 

Available to Current and Prospective Students

The following information can all be found in the Augustana College Catalog.

Financial assistance information. Found in the section headed Financial Assistance, and includes application procedures, scholarships and grants available, and loan information.

Information on costs and procedures for withdrawal. Found in the section headed College Costs and in an annual update entitled Schedule of Student Charges. Included are tuition and fee charges for full-time and part-time students, room and board charges for available options, estimates of the costs for necessary books and supplies, estimates of transportation costs, any additional costs for special programs, refund policies, and the procedures for officially withdrawing from the college.

Information on programs, facilities, faculty and accreditation. Includes a listing of current degree programs, instructional, laboratory, library, computer and other physical facilities that relate to the academic program; the faculty and other instructional personnel; and the names of the agencies that accredit Augustana and its programs. A description of facilities available to students with disabilities may also be obtained from the Dean of Students office, Founders 104.

Graduation rates. This information includes the four-year and six-year graduation rates of degree seeking full-time students. This is published for the most recent graduating cohort of entering first-time, first-year students. The student handbook, Inside Augustana, provides four- and five-year graduation rates for the past decade.

Terms of federal loans. For a complete description of each loan category click here.

Augustana's Annual Security Report. The material in the report is also published annually in Inside Augustana. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Augustana College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters.

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act. The report documents athletic participation rates and institutional support for the athletic program.

Vaccination Policy

Incoming freshmen must provide the required immunization records to the Dean of Students Office by August 1st

U.S. Citizens entering Augustana must be current in the following immunizations:

  • Tetanus/diphtheria primary series dates and booster within 10 years
  • Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) at 15 months or after and one booster

Non-U.S. Citizens entering Augustana must be current in the following immunizations:

  • Tetanus/diphtheria primary series dates and booster within 10 years
  • Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) at 15 months or after and one booster


Immunization forms for U.S. Citizens and Non-US Citizens are available on Augustana's website for your convenience.  These completed forms, along with any supporting documentation may be submitted via the following:


Augustana College
Dean of Students Office
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL  61201

Fax: 309-794-8528

Students unable to meet the August 1st deadline will be referred to the Dean of Students.