Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Campus
On July 1, 2015, in compliance with the State of Illinois’ Smoke-Free Campus Act and other applicable state laws, Illinois State University became smoke- and tobacco-free. This new law prohibits smoking, vaping, and the use of any tobacco products on campus property. Campus property includes buildings, grounds, parking lots, and vehicles that are owned or operated by state-supported institutions of higher education. The establishment of this smoke- and tobacco-free environment provides a cleaner, healthier environment to live, learn, teach, work, and play.
Illinois State University joins more than 700 colleges and universities nation-wide that have smoke- and/or tobacco-free policies creating environments that support the entire community’s well-being. As the university prepares for this big change, please review the information within this site become familiar with the University policy (new policy will go into effect July 1), resources available to the Illinois State University Community, and the applicable laws. Please note that those who violate the Smoke-Free Campus Act may be subject to fines or other disciplinary action. Discrimination and/or retaliation in any manner against a person for making a complaint or furnishing information related to a violation of this act is strictly prohibited.