Smoke-free Campus Policy
Memorandum #151 Smoke-free Campus Policy
Revised: March 16, 2016
Original Number: 34
Original Date of Issue: April 30, 1970
|Reissued:||34A -||January 16, 1984|
|34B -||May 17, 1993|
|151||October 20, 2008|
|151||January 2, 2013|
|151||December 10, 2014|
Due to the well-documented health risks associated with smoking and exposure to
second-hand smoke and in order to create a healthier environment for all students,
employees, volunteers, independent contractors, and visitors of the Community College
of Philadelphia, all campuses will become smoke-free effective January 1, 2017.
All employees of the College are asked to support smoke-free campus efforts by
following this policy and informing those who are in violation of the policy. Wallet cards
announcing that the College is smoke-free and directing individuals to smoking cessation
resources will be made available to any member of the College community who wishes to
This policy shall apply to all students, employees, volunteers, independent contractors
and visitors to the College.
Smoking, including the use of nicotine-delivery systems, is, without exception, prohibited
everywhere on Community College of Philadelphia’s Main Campus and Regional Centers.