Tobacco-Free Campus

Approved by:  Human Resources

History:  September 1, 2010 | Revised: October 9, 2012

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For Questions Contact:  Human Resources | 651.690.6565 | hr@stkate.edu

Purpose:  To describe the tobacco free campus policy and to provide guidelines for the implementation this policy at St. Catherine University at both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. The policy is applicable to all  persons, including students, faculty, staff, administrators, outside contractors and the general public.


St. Catherine University is dedicated to providing a healthy and comfortable environment for students, employees and visitors.Therefore, everyone shares the responsibility to adhere to and enforce the Tobacco-Free Campus Policy. Use of tobacco products is defined as the act of lighting, smoking, holding or carrying a lit or smoldering cigar, cigarette or pipe of any kind and using smoke less tobacco. The use of tobacco products (including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco or other tobacco products) is prohibited at all times.
 
  • In all space owned, rented or leased by St. Catherine University
  • On all outside property of St. Catherine University, including grounds, athletic fields, recreation fields, tennis courts and parking areas (this also applies to private vehicles while they are on the St. Catherine University grounds)
  • In all vehicles owned or leased by St. Catherine University
  • At all St. Catherine-sponsored educational events and conferences, whether on or off campus