Student Handbook 2019-2020

Tobacco Policy

In the interest of better promoting the health of our staff and students, Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a tobacco-free environment. Smoking and use of other tobacco products (e.g., smokeless tobacco, electronic cigarettes) will not be permitted on any college campus to include, but not limited to, campus buildings, sidewalks, parking lots, building entrances and common areas, and in college-owned vehicles.

Monitoring of this policy shall be the responsibility of the security personnel, faculty, and staff. Those students found violating this policy will be governed by the following:

First Offense


Second Offense

Referral by the security personnel, faculty, or staff to the supervisor of the area in which the offense occurs.

Additional Offenses

Referral by the supervisor of the area to the Student Disciplinary Officer for further action based on the Student Code of Conduct and treated as other disciplinary issues per the policies outlined in the GNTC Catalog and/or the Student Handbook.