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 University admits students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.