Drug Violation Penalty Notice

(HEA Title IV, Section 485(k))


Quick Take: Institutions must provide each student, upon enrollment, a separate written notice advising the student of the penalties for drug violations.  For any student who loses federal student aid eligibility due to drug violations, the institution must provide a written notice describing the ways in which the student can regain eligibility.
When Will This
Take Effect?
This provision went into effect when the bill was signed into law on August 14, 2008.  It is subject to negotiated rulemaking, so specific regulatory guidance may be provided in the future.  In the meantime, institutions must make a Agood faith@ effort to comply with the law.
Who on Campus May Need to Be Involved?  Registrar; admissions; financial aid; publications office
Additional Resources Statuatory Language

HEA101 Web Keyword for More Information: DrugNotice