(Ordinance 29.00) (Applicable to University employees as well as students.)

.01 *No person shall (a) smoke, or (b) otherwise use any product derived from or containing tobacco, on any property governed by the Board.

.02 *Products derived from or containing tobacco may not be sold on any property governed by the Board.

.03 *For the purpose of this Ordinance:

To “smoke” means inhaling, exhaling, burning, or carrying any lighted or heated tobacco or plant product intended for inhalation, whether natural or synthetic. To “smoke” also includes the use with any such tobacco or plant product of a pipe or hookah; of any electronic smoking device which creates, in any manner, an aerosol or vapor, in any form; or of any oral smoking device.

“Products derived from or containing tobacco” include, without being limited to, cigarettes (including clove, bidis, kreteks), electronic cigarettes, aerosol or vapor nicotine delivery devices, cigars and cigarillos, pipe tobacco, hookah-smoked products, and oral tobacco (spit and spit less, smokeless, chew, snuff).

.04 Notwithstanding the foregoing, all FDA-approved nicotine replacement therapy products are permitted when used for purposes of cessation. Other exceptions to this Ordinance may be authorized by the Secretary of the Board pursuant to guidelines issued by the Secretary of the Board.

*Denotes civil infraction

  • Board of Trustees
  • Enacted September 15, 1964