From the Washburn Policy and Procedures Manual:
REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES
7. Smoking and Tobacco Use.
7.1 Purpose. To set forth the regulations and procedures for the implementation of the University’s policies regarding smoking and tobacco use.
7.1.1 Definition of Smoking and Tobacco Products – Smoking and tobacco products include all forms of smoking and tobacco use, including but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarettes, vapor-delivery devices, and chewing tobacco.
7.2 Smoking and Tobacco Restrictions on Campus. Smoking and tobacco use shall be restricted within the boundaries of any property owned or leased by Washburn University as described below:
7.2.1 Designated Smoking and Tobacco Use Areas. Specific areas within the bounds of the Washburn campus and Washburn Institute of Technology campus have been identified for smoking and tobacco use. Smoking and tobacco waste disposal containers shall be placed at designated areas and use must occur within 10 feet of waste disposal containers at designated areas. Smoking and tobacco use restrictions may vary for off-campus leased locations. Designated smoking and tobacco use areas are shown on the maps and list provided at www.Washburn.edu/tobacco.
7.2.2. University Owned or Leased Vehicles. Smoking and tobacco use shall be prohibited in University owned or leased vehicles. This shall include, but not be limited to, passenger vehicles, trucks, vans, buses, golf carts, utility vehicles, and lawnmowers. This applies whether the vehicle is on or off campus.
7.2.3. Private Vehicles. Smoking and tobacco use is permitted inside privately owned vehicles.
7.2.4. Disposing of Smoking and Tobacco Products. All smoking and tobacco products and their residue shall be disposed of in an appropriate waste disposal container located at the designated use areas.
7.3 No Smoking or Tobacco Use Signs and Other Notifications.
7.3.1 Facilities Services shall place the international no smoking symbol sign at the entrance of each building and other locations where smoking and tobacco use is prohibited.
7.3.2 The following Employees shall be responsible for advising the designated groups of the University’s smoking and tobacco use regulations:
- Those who schedule use of University facilities shall be responsible for advising Non-University groups inquiring about use of University facilities;
- The Director of Human Resources or designee, or the VPAA or designee shall be responsible for advising prospective employees;
- The Director of Admissions or designee(s) shall be responsible for advising prospective students;
- The VPAT or designee shall be responsible for advising employees at the time of adoption of these regulations;
- The VPSL or designee shall be responsible for advising students at the time of adoption of these regulations; and,
- The employees who arrange for third parties to provide services on University owned or leased property shall be responsible for advising said parties.
7.4 Responsibility for Enforcement. The enforcement of these regulations shall be a shared responsibility by all members of the University community, faculty, staff, and students.
7.4.1. The following individuals shall be responsible for addressing complaints of violations in their respective areas:
- Supervisors of employees and areas of University business;
- Those responsible for student conduct code enforcement;
- Organizers or designee(s) of activities/events; and
- The Director of University Police or designee(s)
7.5 Complaints of Violation. Any individual may make a complaint of a violation to those responsible for enforcement, listed above in 7.4.1.
7.5.1. University Police may be called to assist in situations of multiple violations or uncooperative individuals, or where there is a violation of law (e.g. a tobacco user under 18).
7.6 Consequences. Individuals may be subject to appropriate disciplinary action as an employee or as a student for violating the provisions of this University policy.
32.6 Smoking and Tobacco Products
32.6.1 Definition of Smoking Tobacco Products – Smoking and tobacco products include all forms of smoking and tobacco use, including but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarettes, vapor-delivery devices, and chewing tobacco.
32.6.2 Smoking and Tobacco Use at Tailgating. Smoking and tobacco products may be brought to the tailgating activities by the tailgaters. Smoking and tobacco products shall not be taken into the athletic event venue. Smoking and tobacco products may not be sold by the tailgaters without permission of the University.
32.6.3 Disposing of Smoking and Tobacco Products. All smoking and tobacco products and their residue shall be disposed of in an appropriate outdoor waste disposal container.