Smoking, Marijuana, Tobacco, and Vaping Policy

Rocky Vista University is a smoke, tobacco, vape-free campus.  Therefore, it is the policy of Rocky Vista University that the use of all tobacco or marijuana products and vaping (e-cigarettes) will be prohibited on all campus properties, including interior spaces on campus, and the outdoor property or grounds controlled and/or maintained by Rocky Vista University. This includes all university owned or leased vehicles. For the purpose of this policy, “smoking” includes tobacco, cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, hookah products, marijuana (or any other drugs), vaping, or any other product inhaled through papers or smoking devices. “This also includes any smokeless, dissolvable, or inhaled tobacco products, including but not limited to dip, chew, snuff and snus in any form (orbs, sticks, pellets, etc.).

“No Smoking on Campus” signage is in place around the property to advise as such. If anyone is seen or reported smoking or using any of the abovementioned products on campus, Security Staff will establish contact with the individual(s), advise of the policy, and have them extinguish and dispose of it. Repeat offenders will be held responsible and will be addressed either through Human Resources (employees), or the Office of Student Affairs as an Honor Code Violation (Students).