Tobacco Use

Duke is a tobacco-free work environment other than designated areas.

Student Tobacco Policy: Duke University seeks to preserve a living and working environment supportive of behaviors that contribute to the physical health and well-being of all community members. Use of any tobacco substance is not permitted in any university building, including residence halls and apartments.

Note: Effective beginning July 1, 2020, Duke University will become tobacco-free on all property and grounds owned and leased by Duke.

Additional information is available via the links listed below.

Policy types

Campus Safety


Campus and Workplace Environment