GTC: Tobacco Free


Effective November 15, 2013

The Great American Smokeout is a day each November when smokers are encouraged to quit. On November 15, 2013, Greenville Technical College began the process of becoming a tobacco-free learning community.

Approved May 15 by the Area Commission, this policy applies to all college owned or leased buildings and surrounding land on all five campuses and includes cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarettes. McAlister Square and Greenville Tech Foundation Student Housing are not part of the ban.

For now, the college will allow smoking in a few designated smoking areas that will be found in some large parking lots.

Campus police officers will have authority to issue fines for violations of the policy beginning at $25 for the first offense.

Tobacco Free Campus Guide (pdf)

GTC’s Tobacco Use Policy (pdf)