Changes to Designated Smoking Areas take effect June 1

As part of Brock’s commitment to providing a healthy campus environment for all, three Designated Smoking Areas (DSA) for smoking and vaping on the University’s main campus and the DSA at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts will close on Thursday, June 1.

The following main and east campus DSA locations are closing: the north side of Thistle Complex leading to Alphie’s Trough, the east side of Glenridge behind Gateway Suites Residence and the location in between the International Centre and Quarry View Residence on John MacDonald Street.

Those currently using Thistle and east campus DSAs are advised to use the remaining DSAs behind DeCew Residence Dining Hall at Residence Road or parking lot K between Gordon and Betty Vallee Residence and Alan Earp Residence. The DSA behind Arnie Lowenberger Residence will also remain open.

In May 2019, Brock announced its smoke- and vapour-free corridor, which stretches west to east across Brock’s main and east campuses. The intention is to promote the health of the campus community, reduce second-hand smoke exposure and deter smoking on campus.

While smoking or vaping tobacco is allowed in DSAs, smoking or vaping cannabis anywhere on campus is prohibited.

Student resources

Personal Counselling Services are available through the Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre or by calling 1-833-BROCK33 (1-833-276-2533) to book an appointment.

Students can call 905-688-5550 x3243 to book an appointment with a Student Health Services physician in Harrison Hall.

Employee resources

Smoking cessation resources and counselling services for eligible employees are available through Brock’s Employee and Family Assistance Program.

For more information and resources visit the Environmental Safety section of the Health, Safety and Wellness Toolbox on SharePoint and Employee Wellness SharePoint site to access wellness resources.

Map of Designated Smoking Areas at Brock University.

Three Designated Smoking Areas (DSA) will be available on campus following changes to Brock’s DSA locations on Thursday, June 1.

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