Policy 7.02


Smoke-Free Campus


Part 1: Purpose

Minneapolis College declares all campus buildings to be smoke-free in accordance with Minnesota State law. Smoking outside of college buildings is allowed only in designated smoking areas.

Part 2: Clarifications on Usage 

This policy prohibits the use of smoking/smokeless tobacco and all vapor-smoking products on college property outside of the designated smoking areas.

The use of marijuana/cannabis products is prohibited on all College property.

The use of hookas/water pipes is prohibited on all College property.

Sanctions for violating this policy may include fines and/or College disciplinary actions.

Owner(s) Title: Vice President of Finance and Operations

Date of Adoption: 7/1/1999

Date of Implementation (if different from adoption date): N/A

Date Last Amended: 12/13/2023

History and Subject of Revisions: 12/13/2023 (Comprehensive Review, clarification on the prohibition of marijuana/cannabis, minor grammatical changes, and renaming of Part 2.), 7/19/2023 (Expedited Review, Addition of language related to marijuana use due to change in state law), 8/24/2004

Regulatory Authority (e.g. Minnesota State policy, federal or state law):  Minnesota Clean Air Act