Augusta University is Tobacco Free


Tobacco Free Campus
On August 1, 2013, Augusta University became tobacco-free.


Tobacco-Free is Everybody's Business - It's a Shared Responsibility

Have you passed someone smoking on campus but are unsure about what to say to them? Watch the video for ideas on how to approach the person.

All 31 colleges and universities in the University System of Georgia became tobacco-free October 1, 2014.

The use of tobacco products of any kind, including electronic-cigarettes (e-cigs) is prohibited on all university properties, including:

  • academic buildings
  • research buildings
  • clinical buildings
  • parking lots
  • green spaces

At Augusta University this includes satellite facilities such as our West Augusta practice site. The tobacco-free policy applies to employees, students, patients, visitors, and vendors.