Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When will Central Carolina Technical College implement the smoke-free and tobacco-free policy?

A: The smoke-free and tobacco-free policy will go into effect on January 1, 2016.

Q: Will there be any areas on campus that are approved for smoking?

A: No tobacco use on any CCTC property will be allowed.

Q:  Can I smoke in my car?

A:  If your car is parked on CCTC property, you will not be allowed to smoke in it. The policy does not allow any tobacco use on CCTC property.

Q: Are electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) allowed?

A:  No. The policy prohibits the use of electronic cigarettes.

Q: What should I do if I see someone smoking or using tobacco?

A:  If you see someone smoking or using tobacco you should politely inform them of the smoke-free and tobacco-free policy. 

Q:  What if they do not stop smoking or using tobacco after I politely explain the policy?

A: You should inform one of the CCTC Security Officers on duty so they can handle the situation.

Q:  We have events that are open to the public. Can our guests smoke or use tobacco?

A:  No. The policy will not allow smoking or tobacco use on any CCTC property at any time. This includes visitors, volunteers, contractors and vendors.

Q:   Will CCTC offer resources for students, faculty and staff who want to quit using tobacco?

A:  Yes. CCTC will provide resources to assist you in your pursuit of a tobacco-free lifestyle.

Q:  Why is CCTC going smoke-free and tobacco-free?

A:  CCTC values the health and wellbeing of our students, faculty and staff. We are going tobacco-free to provide the healthiest learning and working environment possible.

Q: Will all CCTC campuses be smoke-free and tobacco-free?

A:  Yes. The policy will include all Central Carolina Technical College campuses and property in our four-county service area.

Q:  Do other colleges have smoke-free and tobacco-free policies?

A:  Yes. There are numerous smoke-free and tobacco-free Colleges and Universities statewide and nationwide.  Click here for more information.