Tobacco Use

In accordance with the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006 and Colorado revised statute 25-14-103.5, which prohibits the use of tobacco on school property, smoking, chewing, or any other use of tobacco products by staff, students, and members of the public is banned from all school property. Tobacco and e-cigarette use is prohibited in the following areas:

  • All indoor areas including classrooms, offices, rented space, lounges, labs, and restrooms.
  • Vehicles owned or leased by the college.
  • All school grounds including parking lots and walkways around the campus.

“Tobacco Products” include cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes and their vapor oils, including any other product packaged for smoking.

Students who violate this policy face disciplinary action which may include in-house detention or suspension.

The responsibility for enforcing this policy lies with the staff and students of the college. Anyone violating the tobacco use policy will be asked to discontinue the use of the tobacco or move to the designated area. Repeat offenders may be subject to disciplinary measures. The college administration will use appropriate disciplinary measures for the repeat offender in accordance with the code of conduct of the college.