The University of Mount Union prides itself on its dedication to the health and well-being of its community. As an institution of higher learning, the University recognizes that it has a unique opportunity to educate both its campus members and the Alliance community about the serious health consequences associated with the use of tobacco products for both users and non-users alike. In accordance with the campus mission to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work, and responsible citizenship, effective January 1, 2018, the University is 100% tobacco-free.
Who does this impact?
Everyone. Faculty, staff, students, employees of contracted service providers, volunteers and guests.
What does this mean?
The Tobacco-Free Policy applies to all University of Mount Union facilities, property, sponsored events and vehicles, owned or leased, regardless of location. Smoking and the use of tobacco products shall not be permitted in any enclosed place, including, but not limited to, all offices, classrooms, hallways, waiting rooms, restrooms, meeting rooms, community areas, performance venues and private residential space within University of Mount Union housing. Smoking and the use of tobacco products shall also be prohibited outdoors on all University of Mount Union campus property, including, but not limited to, parking lots, paths, fields, sports/recreational areas, and stadiums, as well as in all personal vehicles while on campus. This policy applies to all students, faculty, staff, and other persons on campus, regardless of the purpose for their visit.