Why Tobacco-Free?

A tobacco-free environment provides the following benefits to SCC students and the entire campus community.

  • Supports community efforts to reduce or eliminate tobacco use in public settings.
  • Eliminates second-hand smoke from around building entrances.
  • Eliminates litter from cigarette butts and other debris.
  • May encourage some tobacco users to stop a harmful habit.
  • Prepares SCC students to cope with future employment in tobacco-free environments.
  • Sets a positive example for high school students and young children who are often on campus.
  • Reduces risk of fires caused by cigarette smoking.