UMB Non-Smoking Policy

XI – 1.00(A) UMB Non-Smoking Policy (Approved by the President, effective September 1986; revised May 1995, January 1999, January 5, 2009)

1. Consistent with applicable State and local laws and regulations regarding smoking and in keeping with its health and human services mission, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks to prevent adverse health effects and adopts this policy regulating smoking. This policy is intended to protect and enhance outdoor and indoor air quality in and near UMB’s buildings and in outdoor gathering areas on campus. Nonsmoking faculty, staff and students are discouraged from starting to smoke. Smokers are encouraged to stop smoking.

2. This policy applies to all UMB faculty, staff, students, contractors, affiliates, visitors, and other persons on the UMB campus in Baltimore, Maryland, or at other facilities owned or used by UMB.