National Park College is committed to providing a healthy, comfortable, and productive environment for the students, faculty, and staff of this campus; therefore, National Park College is entirely smoke free and tobacco free. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that students, faculty and staff experience a healthy, comfortable and productive environment and that NPC is in compliance with the Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006 as well as the Clean Air on Campus Act of 2009. The Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006, Promulgated Under the Authority of Act 96 of 1913, As Amended by Act 990 of 1991 (Ark. Code Ann. § 20-7-109(a)(1)) and Act 8 of the First Extraordinary Session of 2006 (Ark. Code Ann. § 20-27-1801-1809). The Clean Air on Campus Act of 2009 (Ark. Code Ann. §6-60-801-807)
The Smoke Free Tobacco Free Policy applies to all National Park College facilities and vehicles, owned or leased, regardless of location. Smoking or tobacco use, including smokeless tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and electronic vaping devices shall not be permitted on the National Park College campus or NPC off-campus sites. The policy applies to all students, faculty, staff and visitors.
On-site smoking cessation programs shall be made available on a regular basis to assist and encourage individuals who wish to quit smoking.
As with any NPC policy, violation can result in dismissal.
NPC Board Policy Number: 8.100