Smoke-Free Campus

The purpose of the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, effective July 1, 2008, is to reduce the level of exposure by the general public and employees to environmental tobacco smoke and is designed to regulate smoking in public places, places of employment, and outdoor areas and to improve the public health of Iowans.

This legislation prohibits smoking in public buildings and vehicles owned, leased, or operated by or under the control of the university as well as on the entire grounds of the university. It is the policy of Iowa State University to comply with the Smokefree Air Act by declaring the entire university grounds and properties as a Smoke-Free Campus.

This policy applies to all university employees, students and visitors. Anyone entering the grounds of the university shall extinguish and dispose of any smoking material in an appropriate receptacle at the perimeter of the grounds of the university.