Smoking is prohibited in all Residence Halls, Suites, Apartments or any Residential facility where students sleep. Smoking includes, but is not limited to the burning of any type of lighted pipe, hookahs, cigar, cigarette, electronic devices or any other smoking equipment/devices whether filled with tobacco or any other type of substance. Smoking devices such as hookahs and smoking pipes are not permitted in the residence halls.
In accordance with Rutgers University Policy 10.2.14-Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy for Students:
“Smoking of tobacco products and the use of electronic smoking devices is prohibited in any portion of a building that is owned and operated by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 26:3D-17). This includes classrooms, lecture halls, auditoriums, residence halls, gymnasiums, playing fields, and other recreational areas. Smoking is also prohibited in all university-owned or leased vehicles. In addition, smoking and the placement of ash urn receptacles is prohibited in areas deemed to be main entrances to buildings owned and operated by the university. (Section 60.1.10, Smoking Policy).”
Smoking is only permitted outside of the building, and must happen at least 30 feet from the entrance. Any resident that is found to be smoking inside the apartment will be documented and required to meet with the Office of Student Conduct.
Violations of this policy will be adjudicated by the Office of Student Conduct.