Smoke/Tobacco Free at Work
UCSF is a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus, providing a tobacco-free environment for its faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors.
UCSF employees are required to be tobacco-free while at work, during any scheduled work shift (including all breaks) whether on or off campus.
Free cessation resources are available for UCSF faculty, staff and students. Learn more here.
To ensure a healthy environment for all, UCSF is and has been a smoke-free campus since November 2008. Smoking is prohibited on University-owned or leased property and in buildings, vehicles and moving equipment. This policy applies to all members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors, at all UCSF sites.
Tobacco-Free at Work
The “Tobacco Free at Work” has been in place at UCSF since 2013. This policy requires all faculty, staff, students, vendors and contractors of UCSF to be completely tobacco free while at work or on scheduled class time. Use of tobacco products is prohibited by employees during any scheduled work shift, including breaks that occur on or outside of UCSF Campus and Medical Center locations. This UCSF policy provides a tobacco-free environment for the preservation and protection of the health of our faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors.
Please watch this short 3-minute video about the importance of UCSF’s Tobacco Free at Work policy.
This video is geared toward manager and addresses the importance of UCSF’s Tobacco Free at Work policy. This video specifically touches on education and enforcement.