OCCC Going Tobacco Free In 2011


Thursday, November 18th 2010, 12:42 pm
By: News 9


News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City Community College will soon be a tobacco free campus beginning next year.

The college plans to stop all tobacco use on campus to promote a healthier lifestyles for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. The new policy will go into effect on August 1, 2011.

Under the new policy, the use of all tobacco products will be prohibited on all college property and in college vehicles.

Tobacco-free Colleges and Universities in Oklahoma:
1. Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond: 1997
2. University of Oklahoma (Oklahoma City Health Sciences Center), Oklahoma City: July 1, 2005
3. Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City: Jan. 1, 2008
4. Oklahoma City University: May 18, 2008
5. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater: July 1, 2008
6. Oklahoma State University, Tulsa: July 1, 2008
7. University of Oklahoma, Tulsa campus: Jan. 1, 2009
8. St. Gregory's University, Shawnee: Aug. 1, 2009
9. Langston University, Oklahoma City campus: Jan. 1, 2010
10. University of Central Oklahoma: July 1, 2010
11. Western Oklahoma State Community College: Aug. 1, 2010
12. Oklahoma Baptist University: Aug. 1, 2010
13. Northeastern University: Jan. 1, 2011 (effective date)
14. Southwestern University: July 1, 2011 (effective date)
15. Cameron University: Aug. 1, 2011 (effective date)
16. Oklahoma State University, Okmulgee: July 1, 2010
17. Oklahoma City Community College: August 1, 2011.
18. Rose State College: August 1, 2011
19. Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Oklahoma City: Aug. 1, 2009
20. Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, Ardmore: July 1, 2009
21. Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center, Fort Cobb: July 1, 2010
22. Gordon Cooper Vocational Technology Center, Shawnee: July 1, 2010