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Smoking Policy

The residence halls at Rhode Island College are a smoke free community. Pursuant to RI State Law, smoking is illegal in all areas of the residence halls including but not limited to rooms, bathrooms, suites, lounges, lobbies, courtyards, front desks, kitchens, rec rooms, laundry rooms, hallways, stairways, and elevators. The residence halls at Rhode Island College are a smoke free community.

Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the residence halls including but not limited to rooms, bathrooms, suites, lounges, lobbies, courtyards, front desks, kitchens, recreation rooms, laundry rooms, hallways, stairways, and elevators. Smoking outside a residence hall can be done 50 feet away from the building or at a designated location by the residence hall staff.

Smoking in other areas around the residence halls will be in violation of this policy. These areas may also be designated as non-smoking when necessary by the Residential Life & Housing staff. Smoking in other areas around the residence halls will be in violation of this policy. All items, such as cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and ashtrays, found in the student’s room or suite area will be confiscated and the appropriate administrative actions taken. Please note that hookahs are not allowed in the residence halls.

Page last updated: Jul. 28, 2016