Quick Definitions

What is a Tobacco-Free Campus?

All facilities, property, and vehicles, owned or leased, regardless of location. Smoking and the use of tobacco products shall not be permitted in any enclosed place, including, but not limited to, all offices, classrooms, hallways, waiting rooms, restrooms, meeting rooms, community areas, performance venues and private residential space within campus housing. Smoking and the use of tobacco products shall also be prohibited outdoors on all campus property, including, but not limited to, parking lots, paths, fields, sports/recreational areas, and stadiums. This policy applies to all students, faculty, staff, and other persons on campus, regardless of the purpose for their visit. “Smoking” means inhaling, exhaling, burning, or carrying any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, hookah, or pipe, or any other lighted or heated tobacco or plant product intended for inhalation, whether natural or synthetic, in any manner or in any form.

What is a Tobacco Product?

“Tobacco Product” means any substance containing tobacco leaf, including but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco, dipping tobacco, bidis, blunts, clove cigarettes, or any other preparation of tobacco; and any product or formulation of matter containing biologically active amounts of nicotine that is manufactured, sold, offered for sale, or otherwise distributed with the expectation that the product or matter will be introduced into the human body by inhalation; but does not include any cessation product specifically approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in treating nicotine or tobacco dependence.

"Vaping"

Vaping includes the use of an electronic smoking device such as an electronic cigarette (e-cig, or e-cigarette), personal vaporizer or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) which creates an aerosol or vapor, in any manner or in any form, or the use of any oral smoking device that delivers “e-liquids” or other potentially harmful chemicals.