Sumter Beauty College supports a Drug Free Environment, as well as a safe environment for students, staff and clients. The possession, use of or intent to distribute drugs, alcohol or weapons is unlawful. Any student or employee who is found to be in possession of or under the influence of illicit drugs or alcohol on school premises or at any school sponsored function, or who has the intention of distributing any illicit drugs, alcohol or weapons will be immediately terminated from any association with the school that person, whether student or employee, would be immediately prosecuted according to South Carolina and Federal law, and referred to an agency that could counsel them about their actions. The school has established relationships with such agencies and can make referrals as needed, or at the request of any student or staff member.