As a public institution, Henry Ford College operates under the guideline of Federal Public Act 101-226, title Drug Free Schools and Campuses, passed in 1990. The requirements of the act are as follows:
Students must be informed of the College rules and sanctions relative to drugs and must be informed of health risks related to use of drugs and counseling available at the College.
Use, possession, or distribution of alcoholic beverages and drugs are forbidden on campus. Persons appearing on campus while under the influence of alcoholic beverages, narcotics, and other dangerous drugs, except as expressly permitted by law, will be subject to disciplinary and/or legal action.
"Possession, consumption, sale or purchase of any controlled substance which is illegal under state or federal law is prohibited on the campus of Henry Ford College."
Disciplinary action may consist of payment of fines, verbal reprimand, restitution of damages, restriction of privileges, disciplinary probation, suspension, dismissal and/or notation on the student's record of dismissal or suspension.