Staff Policy D-500.03
Institutional Effectiveness Criterion: Operations

Tobacco Free NMC

In the interest of providing a safe, healthy and clean environment for students, employees and visitors, and in accordance with the Michigan Smoke Free Air Act, P.A. 188 of 2009, effective May 1 of 2010, and Traverse City Ordinance Amendment No. 744 of 2007, use or sale of tobacco products is prohibited on all NMC properties.  No person shall use, chew, smoke or sell tobacco products at any time or in any place on NMC properties, including sidewalks within the boundaries of any campus.

The Vice President of Finance and Administration, in conjunction with the appropriate faculty and staff, will be responsible for the development and publication of any procedures or guidelines that may be necessary to administer this policy effectively.

Initially adopted as D-1114.00 December 12, 1996

Reviewed without revision October 2000

Revised October 19, 2001

Revised November 22, 2006

Renumbered D-505.02 December 20, 2006

Revised November 16, 2007

Revised and renumbered D-500.03 May 7, 2010