The Sage Colleges is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable, and productive living and work environment for our faculty, staff, administrators and students and a healthy, comfortable, and safe environment for our visitors.
Due to the acknowledged health hazards arising from tobacco products, including exposure to secondhand smoke, it shall be the policy of The Sage Colleges to provide a tobacco-free environment for all employees, students and visitors beginning January 1, 2012. This policy covers tobacco of any kind, including the use of smokeless or “spit” tobacco and applies to all employees, students and visitors of The Sage Colleges.
- The use of tobacco or tobacco products is prohibited in or on any Sage College facility or property, owned or leased, at any time.
- The use of tobacco or tobacco products is prohibited in any Sage College vehicle at any time.
- The sale of tobacco products on campus is prohibited.
- The use of tobacco advertisements are prohibited in The Sage Colleges sponsored publications.
In keeping with Sage’s commitment to protect and promote the health of its employees, students, visitors and other campus constituencies, and the public in general it is Sage’s policy to provide a tobacco-free environment in all college facilities and outdoor areas in full conformance with applicable status including the New York State Clean Indoor Air Act (Public Health Law Article 13-E).
As we work towards our goal of keeping our campuses free of tobacco-litter, please be respectful of the surrounding communities and private properties located in proximity of our campuses.