Tobacco Free Campus

  • Smoking on Morton College premises in a public place or place of employment and College vehicles is prohibited.

    No person shall smoke on Morton College premises.

    No person may smoke in any Morton College vehicle.

    The use of smokeless tobacco products and chewing tobacco on Morton College premises in public places and places of employment as well as in Morton College vehicles (regardless of where located) is also prohibited.

    Morton College institutes this policy to comply with the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82 et seq, the “Act”) and to ensure that all Morton College facilities and properties are tobacco-free in an effort to provide the faculty, staff, students and visitors with a healthy, respectful working and learning environment.

    This Policy applies to all students, employees (faculty, staff, administrators, and professional staff), visitors, vendors, and contractors; and applies to all Morton College premises. All employees and students are responsible for being familiar with and complying with the requirements of this Institutional Procedure.

    For more information, download the full Institutional Procedure (PDF).

    Enforcement

    Enforcement of this Institutional Procedure depends on the cooperation of all Morton College faculty, staff and students not only to comply with this Institutional Procedure but also to encourage others to comply with Institutional Procedure in order to promote a safe, clean and healthy learning environment.

    Violators of this Institutional Procedure will be referred to the appropriate administrative office for review and appropriate administrative action. Institutional Procedure violations may also be subject to citations and or fines issued by the Morton College Police Department.