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OREGON UNIVERSITY SYSTEM,
SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY

 

DIVISION 55

POLICY ON SMOKING IN UNIVERSITY BUILDINGS AND
ON UNIVERSITY OWNED PROPERTY

 

 

573-055-0010

Purpose

It is the policy of Southern Oregon University that students, employees, and visitors are entitled to and will be provided smoke-free areas in which to study, work, teach, conduct research, transact business, and otherwise participate in university activities indoors.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 351.070 & ORS 433.835 - ORS 433.850
Stats. Implemented: ORS 351.070 & ORS 433.835 - ORS 433.850
Hist.: SOU 2-2002, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-02

573-055-0020

Areas in Which Smoking is Prohibited

(1) Smoking or carrying any lighted smoking device is prohibited within enclosed university facilities, including but not limited to offices, reception areas, laboratories, lavatories, classrooms, stairwells, hallways, lobbies, meeting rooms, gymnasiums, elevators, and storage rooms.

(2) Smoking shall not occur:

(a) Within a reasonable distance, not less than fifteen (15) feet, of any entrance or air intake of any enclosed area where smoking is prohibited; or

(b) In any other area where a smoking prohibition is posted.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 351.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 351.070
Hist.: SOU 2-2002, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-02

573-055-0030

Vehicles

Smoking in University-owned or State-owned vehicles is prohibited.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 351.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 351.070
Hist.: SOU 2-2002, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-02

573-055-0040

Responsibility for Communication of the Policy

(1) Building managers are responsible for announcing and applying these policies within their buildings. When a building manager has not been designated for a university structure, the department head responsible for the structure will announce and apply smoking policies.

(2) Building managers are responsible for reporting violations of this policy by university department head.

(3) Building managers are responsible for reporting violations of this policy by students to the Office of Student Affairs.

(4) Building managers are responsible for reporting visitors who refuse to comply with this policy to the Security and Safety Office. Either the director of security or designee is included among those persons "in charge" of campus property for purposes of ORS 164.205(5).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 351.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 351.070
Hist.: SOU 2-2002, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-02

573-055-0050

Sanctions

The university reserves the right to impose reasonable sanctions including disciplinary actions, consistent with applicable provisions of state law and regulations, applicable collective bargaining agreements, and applicable university and OSBHE administrative rules, upon university employees and students who violate this policy.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 351.070
Stats. Implemented: ORS 351.070
Hist.: SOU 2-2002, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-02

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