In hopes of promoting a healthier environment and to reduce second-hand smoke exposure, Transylvania University has adopted a policy that prohibits smoking in public indoor and outdoor areas of campus, where non-smokers cannot avoid smoke.
The policy includes:
The policy will be enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week and applies to all faculty, staff, and students as well as all contractors, visitors, and other non-employees. All persons must be willing to openly communicate when a person is in violation. The concept of self-reporting can only succeed with some form of stated guidelines and/or procedures. The following guidelines are in place to respond to violations of the tobacco policy:
Transylvania does not base employment or academic decisions on a person’s age, race, color, gender, disability or any other criteria prohibited by law. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and education for all.