Smoking Policy

In the interest of protecting the health of students, employees, and visitors to the campus, smoking is prohibited within 20 feet of main entrances, exits, and operable windows of any MPC facility. Additionally, the use of tobacco – to include smoking and/or chewing any form of tobacco – is not permitted except in parking lots. Smoking is not permitted in Lower Parking Lot A during the hours of the Farmers’ Market, International Center Staff Parking Lot, Parking Lot J, or the Business/Humanities driveway. Smoking is not allowed in campus-owned vehicles. (MPC Board Policy 3570)

Furthermore, the District shall be free from the possession, use, or distribution of cannabis products by students and employees.

Students, staff, and visitors who violate the smoking policy are subject to disciplinary procedures as detailed in the appropriate sections of the Board Policy.