Recommended EIU Tobacco Policy

In order to promote the health and well-being of employees, students, and other constituents, Eastern Illinois University would like to mandate that all university property become tobacco-free. The following suggested campus policy is aimed at providing a healthier work and learning environment for our entire campus community.

The use or sale of tobacco and tobacco products is prohibited on university-owned, -operated, or -leased property.

The use or sale of tobacco and tobacco products is prohibited in university-owned, -operated, or -leased vehicles.

Enforcement of this policy will depend on the cooperation of all faculty, staff, and students not only to comply with the policy, but also to encourage others to comply, in order to promote a healthy environment in which to work, study, and live.

Smoking cessation programs including group or one on one counseling sessions will be available to all employees and students at little or no cost to participants.