Board Policy D-500.02
Institutional Effectiveness Criterion: Operations

Tobacco Free NMC

In order to promote a healthy culture of learning for students, staff, faculty and guests, Northwestern Michigan College shall prohibit the use and/or sale of tobacco products, or facsimiles, on all NMC properties. No person shall use, chew, smoke or sell tobacco products, or facsimiles, at any time or in any place on NMC properties, including sidewalks within the boundaries of any NMC campus. Smoking, and vaping, of tobacco or other products, including, but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, vaporizing/vapor producing devices, and e-cigarettes is prohibited on all College property or in vehicles owned, rented, leased, or otherwise under the control of the College. 

If any provision(s) of this policy or set of bylaws conflicts with laws applicable to Northwestern Michigan College, including the Community College Act of 1966, the Freedom of Information Act, or the Open Meetings Act, as each may be amended from time to time, such laws shall control and supersede such provision(s).

Adopted by the Northwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees December 21, 2009
Revised June 25, 2018
Revised November 20, 2023