Stillman College has a responsibility to its students and employees to provide a safe and healthful environment. The health hazards associated with tobacco use are well documented. This policy is established to:
Reflect and emphasize the hazards of tobacco use;
Provide a healthy environment for our students, faculty, staff and visitors;
Model respect for human dignity, personal wellness and stewardship for the environment.
Stillman College is a tobacco-free campus. The use of tobacco products in college-owned buildings, on college property or within college-owned vehicles is prohibited. This policy applies to students, employees and visitors to our campus. For the purpose of this policy, tobacco is defined as any type of tobacco product that is smoked or masticated including, but not limited to, cigarettes (commercial or handmade), cigars, cigarillos, black and miles, pipes, hookahs, and chewing tobacco. Organizers and attendees at events, such as conferences, meetings, public lectures, social and sporting events, using Stillman College facilities will be required to abide by the College’s Tobacco Policy. Organizers of such events are responsible for communicating and enforcing this policy. The sale of tobacco products on campus is prohibited. The free distribution of tobacco products on campus is prohibited. Campus organizations are prohibited from accepting money or profits from tobacco companies. Tobacco advertisements are prohibited in college-run publications.
This e-cigarette policy prohibits the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (also known as e cigarettes, e-cigars, e-hookahs, and e-pipes) anywhere that tobacco smoking is prohibited. No vaping is permitted within the facilities of Stillman College at any time. This includes the campus grounds of the entire College community and is in effect immediately.
Tobacco is defined as any type of tobacco product that is smoked or masticated including, but not limited to, cigarettes (commercial or handmade), cigars, cigarillos, black and miles, pipes, hookahs, and chewing tobacco.
Smoking is defined as the act of inhaling and exhaling the fumes of burning plant materials smoked in a cigarette, cigar, or pipe.
Electronic Smoking Device-cigarettes or Vaping is defined as any product containing or delivering nicotine or any other substance* intended for human consumption that can be used by a person in any manner for the purpose of inhaling vapor or aerosol from the product. The term includes any such device, whether manufactured, distributed, marketed, or sold as an e-cigarette, e-cigar, e-pipe, e-hookah, or vape pen, or under any other product name or descriptor.
Effective implementation of this Tobacco Free Policy depends upon the courtesy, respect, and cooperation of all members of the Stillman community. Complaints or disputes should be brought to the attention of the college personnel who has immediate responsibility for workplace (supervisor), event, or residence. Compliance with the tobacco-free campus is appreciated and expected. Students found in use of tobacco products on campus will be referred to the Vice President for Student Affairs and deliberated through the College’s judiciary process as outlined in the Stillman College Student Handbook. Employees found in use of tobacco products on campus will be referred to their immediate supervisor and/or Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. Guests found in use of tobacco products will be asked to refrain from use while on our campus.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Bettye Mullen, PhD
Associate Dean for Student Services
205-349-4240 ext. 8894
Head X-Country/Track and Field Coach
205-349-4240 ext. 8102