To provide a safe and healthy work and study environment for employees, students and visitors. 



Applies to:

  • all University facilities and property with the exception of the Harlow Campus;
  • all University employees, students and visitors; and,
  • all external organizations using or contemplating use of University facilities.


In accordance with the Smoke Free Environment Act, smoking is prohibited in any indoor or other enclosed space.  Additionally, smoking is prohibited on property occupied by Memorial University.

This policy is in effect 24 hours a day.

The entire University community will ensure the implementation of, and compliance with, this policy.


Related Documents:

Smoke Free Environment Act
Smoking Cessation Program

Title: Smoking
Category : Operations Approval Date: 2011-07-07
Effective Date : 2013-08-01 Review Date: 2017-08-01
The Vice-President (Administration and Finance) through the Director of Health and Safety on the St. John's Campus, the Vice-President (Grenfell), and the Vice-President (Marine Institute).
Vice-President (Administration & Finance)

Department of Health and Safety, 709-864-3786

Previous Versions:
Please contact the Policy Office to view any of the following previous policy versions:

  • 2011-07-07
  • 2006-03-23
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