John Jay College of Criminal Justice Tobacco-free Campus Policy
Student Health Center
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Mon - Tue: 9:00 AM -- 5:00PM
Wed: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu: 9:00 AM - 5:00PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Information is CONFIDENTIAL.
In compliance with CUNY’s to respect for others and the environment, it is John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s policy to provide a tobacco free institution. This includes all facilities and outdoor areas in full accordance with appropriate regulations including the NY State Clean Indoor Air Act (PHL: Ar. 13-E and Section 31-40(s). Exposure to second-hand smoke is harmful and we recognize our social responsibility to protect the health of students and staff by providing a tobacco-free environment on our campus by Fall 2012.
Who is affected by the policy?
This policy applies to all individuals on the premises at any given time. This includes faculty, staff, students, visitors, contractors, leaseholders and all other campus personnel.
All campus properties are tobacco-free
Campus properties designated as tobacco-free, include but are not limited to the following:
- Work-stations/area, lecture halls, offices, access corridors and campus vehicles.
- Eating and hospitality areas.
- Toilets and change rooms.
- Outdoor crowded areas including sports fields.
- The Commons
- Outdoor walkways and entrances used by people to access and exit buildings.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY is tobacco-free and there are no exemptions.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice /CUNY have the right to initiate the progressive disciplinary process against any individual found to be in violation of this policy. Any person smoking will politely be asked to stop and be reminded about the tobacco-free policy. If the offence continues, a second verbal warning will be issued. If this warning is ignored, a penalty will be issued. A campus contact telephone number and email will be promoted to report breaches or provide feedback for further action. Further actions may include monetary fine, community service, mandated cessation education or other appropriate disciplinary action in accordance with the Student Handbook. Trained staff and volunteers will enforce the policy.
Smoke Cessation Resources
NY State Quit-line- 866-NY-Quits (866-697-8487), in-house Cessation Workshops (212-237-8052)