Smoking, defined as the combustion of any cigar, cigarette, pipe or any similar articles using any form of tobacco or other combustible substance in any form, is not permitted inside of ANY building.
The purpose of this policy is to limit smoking use on campus
at Hendrix College to designated areas. The College actively seeks to
create a healthy campus environment that limits the effects of secondhand
smoke; however, we recognize that as a residential college, members of the
community may choose to smoke.
Smoking on campus is restricted to designated areas listed
below. Smokers may not smoke inside any building, while walking to/from
these designated destinations, or at any non-designated areas (ie athletic
fields, parking lots, etc). Designated areas (shown here on the campus map) include the following:
- Raney building gazebo
- North quad gazebo area
- South Library porch end
- Mills/Cabe alcove
- Huntington apartment –
- Front Street back patio
- Gazebo between Hardin/Martin/Couch/Houses
- President’s home back
- East end of Facilities
- Hulen Hall – back patio
- Buhler Hall – back porch
The College prohibits campus-controlled advertising, as well
as the sale or free sampling of, tobacco or smoking-related products on
campus. Littering campus with remains of tobacco or smoking-related
products is prohibited. No ashtrays or smoking shelters will be permitted
outside the designated areas. Smoking is prohibited at all public,
outdoor events (including athletic events), except in designated areas
described above. Organizers shall communicate this policy to all
attendees and shall enforce the policy.
The Director of Human Resources, Director of Facilities
Management and the Dean of Students will review this policy periodically and
make recommendations to the President regarding any policy adjustments.
Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by the President.
All Hendrix College students, faculty, staff, contractors
and visitors are expected to comply with this policy. Members of the
campus community are empowered to respectfully inform others about the policy
and designated areas and may also report violations to Hendrix College Public
Safety. Violators approached by Hendrix Public Safety may receive a
warning, a citation for $50 or referral to the appropriate authority outlined
below. Surrounding public streets and sidewalks are not under the purview of
Repeat violators will be subject to the following:
- Students will be
referred to the College disciplinary process.
- Employees will be
referred to their respective units for progressive discipline.
- Contractors will be
referred to their respective employers for appropriate action.
- Visitors will be
required to leave the campus.
This policy applies to faculty, staff, students and visitors to College-owned housing facilities.