Section 1000: Campus Policy

Effective: October 2004


The buildings on the campus of Montana State University-Northern are all smoke-free and smoking is not allowed within 25 feet of any building. Smokers are asked to use the designated smoking areas, ashtrays and refrain from discarding cigarettes on the grounds.


The Vice Chancellor for Finance, Administration & Student Affairs and the Director of Facilities will determine the locations of each smoking area. The Director of Facilities will have signs posted and place ashtrays in each of the designated areas.


Reported student violations will be handled by the Assistant Dean of Students according to the Student Conduct Rules.

Reported staff violations will be handled by the staff members’ supervisor.


The purpose of this policy is to protect the health of non-smokers while having as little impact on smokers as possible.