(Effective January 2018) Naugatuck Valley Community College is committed to providing a safe and healthy working/learning environment for all members of our campus community and is a smoke-free campus.
Smoke-free Campus Policy
Section 19a-342 of the General Statutes of Connecticut prohibits smoking in any building or portion of a building owned or leased by the state. Smoking is also prohibited in any vehicles owned or leased by the state or any political subdivision thereof (this policy does not apply to personal vehicles.) Smoking shall also be prohibited in all outdoor areas of Naugatuck Valley Community College campus property, including but not limited to parking lots, paths, fields, and sports/recreational areas.
Violations will be dealt with as student discipline matters. Compliance will be monitored by Public Safety, employee supervisors and student services staff. Students are encouraged to direct smokers to the designated smoking areas and to report persistent violators to the appropriate authority.
“Smoking”: inhaling, exhaling, burning, or carrying any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, or pipe, or any other lighted or heated tobacco or plant product intended for inhalation, including hookahs and marijuana. “Smoking” also includes the use of an electronic smoking device which creates an aerosol or vapor, in any manner or in any form and is not limited to nicotine.