John Carroll University is committed to providing a healthy, comfortable, and productive environment for the students, faculty, and staff, contractors, vendors, and visitors of this campus. Therefore, smoking is prohibited in all buildings on university premises. There are no designated smoking areas in any university operated buildings. Each building has one entrance designated as smoke-free. Smoking within 50 feet of the main entrances of residence halls and within 25 to 50 feet of the designated smoke-free entrances of other university buildings is prohibited. A designated map of areas on campus where smoking is prohibited may be found here: Non-Smoking Map 2-2012

According to the American Lung Association, every year in the United States over 392,000 people die from tobacco-caused disease, making it the leading cause of preventable death.  Another 50,000 people die from exposure to second hand smoke.

The University is highly committed to supporting all students who wish to stop using tobacco.