Related University Policies and Guidelines


SMOKING POLICY 

It is the policy of University of Houston-Victoria to provide smoke-free areas for students, faculty, staff and visitors to the maximum extent possible.

The University of Houston-Victoria has an interest in maintaining a healthy and safe environment for its students, faculty, staff and visitors while respecting individual choice. Consistent with this interest and with the City of Victoria Ordinance No. 2006-9 which prohibits smoking in all public buildings, the smoking policy has been established to restrict smoking in all areas except where designated, while accommodating smokers and nonsmokers.

The campus Smoking Policy, (http://www.uhv.edu/fin/policy/a/A-15.aspx), is available online.

Students, faculty, and staff at or visiting the University of Houston System at Cinco Ranch and the University of Houston Sugar Land should comply with campus policy at those locations and with any local ordinance which prohibits smoking in all public buildings.