Student Rights and Responsibilities Concerning Health
Individuals who elect to become De Anza students have the right to a healthy, safe and drug-free environment. These students have personal responsibilities with regard to their own health and safety and the health and safety of the college community.
To promote an optimum personal and physical environment in which to facilitate individual development and learning, a De Anza student will:
- Not attend college if s/he has a contagious condition (i.e., TB, measles, hepatitis, etc.).
- Not attend college if s/he is under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs.
- Have a physical exam on file if s/he is an intercollegiate athlete, in an Allied Health Program, or a foreign student.
- Notify the Admissions and Records Office if s/he will be absent for a week or more due to an illness.
- Observe sound personal hygiene habits.
- Have current TB test results on file as required by the Allied Health Programs and the Child Development Center.
- Have immunization records on file if s/he was born after September 23, 1955 if requested.
- Obtain a physician’s note and cooperate openly and honestly with college officials about medical problems that may threaten the health and/or welfare of self or others.
- Adhere to safety regulations and use safety equipment and protective devices as required.
- Adhere to all college infectious disease policies.