Tobacco-Free Campus FAQs

Are there any designated smoking areas on campus?

Until Jan. 1, 2015, smoking will only be allowed in designated areas. Per CWI’s policy, the use of electronic/vapor cigarettes, burning of any type of pipe, cigar, cigarette, or similar product, and chewing tobacco is prohibited in all campus buildings as well as in all...

Can I smoke electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes)/vapor cigarettes on campus?

Electronic/vapor cigarettes are only allowed in designated smoking areas and subject to all of the College’s smoking restrictions. ...

Can I smoke in a CWI vehicle?

The use of electronic/vapor cigarettes, burning of any type of pipe, cigar, cigarette, or similar product, and chewing tobacco is not allowed in any vehicle leased, rented, or owned by CWI.

Can I smoke in my car?

Smoking is permitted in your vehicle and will continue to be allowed after the new Tobacco-Free policy takes effect Jan. 1, 2015. Please continue to be respectful of the CWI community and dispose tobacco waste appropriately.

Can I still smoke near the entrances to college buildings as long as I stay at least 50 feet away?

Until Jan. 1, 2015, smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas, and must be at least 50 feet from entrances to all CWI buildings. This includes the use of electronic/vapor cigarettes. After Jan. 1, 2015, smoking, the use of any tobacco...

How will CWI enforce the new policy?

The College is promoting a “respectful community” approach to educating and notifying students, employees, and the public about the new policy. CWI is striving to be educational and supportive, rather than confrontational. Any disciplinary measures will be reserved for repeat and...

Who does this policy affect?

The policy applies to anyone on a CWI campus:   Students, faculty, staff, visitors, vendors, contractors, etc....

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