Academic Affairs Manual (ACD)

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Effective: 7/1/1978

Revised:7/1/2019

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ACD 804: Tobacco-Free Campus

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Purpose

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To protect the health and safety of university faculty, staff, students, and visitors on the campuses of ASU

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Sources

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Arizona Revised Statutes §§ 36–601.01 as amended

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Applicability

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University faculty, staff, students, and visitors

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Background

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ASU recognizes that tobacco use is a public health hazard and is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable, and educationally productive learning environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

The university complies with state law on smoking.

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Policy

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Smoking* and the use of smokeless tobacco products, including all electronic smoking devices**, are prohibited in or on all university:

  1. owned property
  2. leased property
  3. facilities
  4. grounds
  5. parking structures (including in privately owned vehicles)

    and

  6. university-owned vehicles.

Exceptions are:

  1. privately owned vehicles (on public roads)

    and

  2. leased university residences that have been designated as smoking.

*ASU defines "smoking" as the burning of, inhaling from, exhaling the smoke from, the possession of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe, hookah, water pipes or any other matter or substance which contains tobacco or any other matter that can be smoked, or inhaling or exhaling of smoke or vapor from an electronic smoking device.

**ASU defines "electronic smoking devices", for the purpose of this policy, as devices that simulate smoke through inhalation of vapor or aerosol from the device, including e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, vape pens, and all forms of smoking tobacco.

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