University Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policy

It is the policy of California State University, Northridge, so as to promote the health, wellbeing, and safety of our employees, students, and visitors, to establish a smoke and tobacco-free environment and to encourage non-smoking and tobacco-free lifestyles.

Smoking and the use of tobacco are prohibited in all areas of campus, including parking lots and structures. Smoking and the use of tobacco products are also prohibited in leased spaces, including space within buildings shared with other agencies, as well as on-campus residences. Additionally, smoking and the use of tobacco products are prohibited in state/university owned vehicles. Smoke-and tobacco-free, as defined in this policy, prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes (including hookah), electronic smoking devices such as ecigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products and nicotine delivery systems, including but not limited to chewing tobacco, snuff, and SNUS. “Tobacco Product” does not include any cessation product specifically approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for use in treating nicotine or tobacco dependence.

These regulations are set forth in the University Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policy (.pdf).