The university has a tobacco policy that governs the use of tobacco on university grounds. The purpose of this policy is to create and maintain an environmental quality which sustains and enhances the general health and well-being of faculty, staff, students, and visitors of the university. It is an effort to reduce secondhand smoke exposure in the areas defined by the policy below, and to reduce the amount of cigarette butt litter.

The policy applies to all people while on property owned or under the control of the university.

No smoking areas on campus include:

  • The interiors of all university buildings and all university owned or leased vehicles.
  • Outdoor areas within twenty-five (25) feet of any entrance, passageway, operable window, or ventilation system of any university building.
  • Outdoor courtyards and common areas adjacent to or contained within the perimeter of any university residence hall or apartment. (see maps)
  • The outdoor corridor commonly referred to as the Centre Avenue Mall or academic spine of the main campus, running North to South from the Engineering Building to the Lake Street Parking Garage.
  • The CSU Transit Center
  • The CSU Health and Medical Center and associated grounds

Smoking includes lighted cigarettes, cigars, and all electronic smoking devices such as cigarettes, vapor pens, etc.

Housing and dining areas smoke-free zones

Full policy

Tobacco information