Consistent with our smoke-free University, cigarettes,
cigars, and other tobacco products are not sold on
campus property. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited
on campus property. Drexel University prohibits the
smoking or carrying of lighted cigarettes, cigars,
or pipes in all indoor facilities, including interior
connections to buildings, covered walkways, all building
stairwells, hallways, fire escapes, parking structures,
University owned vehicles, indoor or outdoor athletic
events, and during other University sponsored indoor
or outdoor events.
Outdoor smoking areas should be located far enough
away from doorways, open windows, covered walkways,
and ventilation systems to prevent smoke from entering
University buildings and facilities.
Each department chair and director is responsible
for ensuring policy compliance within his or her areas.
Anyone not adhering to the policy will be subject
to progressive disciplinary action under the Corrective
Public Safety personnel patrol and receive complaints
regarding this policy.
When an employee's supervisor is informed of a violation
of this policy by Public Safety, s/he will handle
the situation directly using the Corrective Action
Under the Corrective Action Policy, a first warning
would be verbal, the next written, with suspension
and/or termination following, if necessary.