Smoking Policy

In the interest of employee health and the general welfare of students and the public, the Desert Community College District shall be considered a smoke-free environment. Smoking of any form of tobacco or non-tobacco products is prohibited inside any college facility; in any vehicle owned, operated, leased, or charted by the District; in all established eating areas; within 25 feet of all building entrances, exits, and operable windows; and in the seating areas of all outdoor athletic facilities owned, operated, or leased by the District. Smoking will only be permitted in designated smoking areas and may be permitted for approved theatrical rehearsals and performances where smoking is determined to be an integral part of the rehearsal or performance.