Smoke-Free Campus

University of Illinois


In compliance with the state of Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, 110 ILCS 64/1-99, the Urbana campus has instituted a system of citations and fines. University of Illinois police officers and security guards from the Division of Public Safety will now issue citations for violations of the Smoke-Free Campus policy. Individuals who observe someone smoking in a location prohibited by our policy should contact the University of Illinois Police at the non-emergency number, 217-333-8911.  Violations must be confronted at the time they occur.



Smoke-Free Campus Policy

This is an excerpt of the University policy. Complete policy

As of January 1, 2014, smoking is prohibited on all campus property at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, both indoors and outdoors, in university-owned vehicles and in privately-owned vehicles parked on campus property. The advertising, sale, or free sampling of tobacco products is also prohibited on campus property.  Littering the remains of tobacco products or any other related waste product on campus property is further prohibited.

Purpose:  To provide a healthy environment that promotes the health, well-being, and safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by minimizing the negative effects of secondhand smoke; to improve fire safety; and to encourage a more sustainable environment.

Scope:  This policy applies to any individual on campus property, including but not limited to students, faculty, staff, other employees, contractors, subcontractors, volunteers, visitors and members of the public, and is applicable twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.


Policy Information


Other Resources 


FREE Resource for Quitters!

Sign up to QUIT through the UI Wellnesss Center

Link to the Illinois Tobacco Quit Line website