Tobacco & Smoke Free Campus

Board of Regents Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy
(Effective October 1, 2014)

In accordance with the Georgia Smoke Free Air Act of 2005, Title 31 Chapter 12A, this policy reinforces the USG commitment to provide a safe and amicable workplace for all employees.  The goal of the policy is to preserve and improve the health, comfort and environment of students, employees and any persons occupying our campuses. 

The use of all forms of tobacco products on property owned, leased, rented, in the possession of, or in any way used by the USG or its affiliates is expressly prohibited. “Tobacco Products” is defined as cigarettes, cigars, pipes, all forms of smokeless tobacco, clove cigarettes and any other smoking devices that use tobacco such as hookahs or simulate the use of tobacco such as electronic cigarettes.

USG Tobacco Free Policy Manual