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Policy on a Drug- and Alcohol-free Campus and Workplace

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The University of Tennessee is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all faculty, staff and students. This message should serve as an annual reminder of this commitment.

In compliance with applicable state and federal laws, Human Resources Policy 720 prohibits the unlawful use, manufacture, possession, distribution or dispensing of drugs (“controlled substances” as defined in the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 812) and alcohol on University property or during University activities.

The policy, including terms for disciplinary action, is available for review at

Questions about the policy should be directed to the HR Call Center at (888) 444-8847 or (865) 946-8847 for calls made within the Knoxville area. The University’s Employee Assistance Program is another resource and is available toll-free at (855) 437-3486.