A smoke-free campus

Welcome to a smoke-free campus. Utrecht Science Park, the International Campus Utrecht and the UU locations in the city centre are smoke-free. In this way, together we ensure a healthy and sustainable environment to study or work in.

Welcome to our smoke-free campus. this message is actively being communicated to students and staff of Utrecht University, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences and other Utrecht Science Park partners.

Which areas are smoke-free?

City centre and International Campus Utrecht

Smoking is prohibited in all university building courtyards and gardens (view map, login required). Smoking is also prohibited within seven meters of the entrances to buildings adjacent to public property.

Utrecht Science Park

The Utrecht Science Park is smoke-free. This includes the premises of the other organisations, including the Botanical Gardens and the Olympos Sports Centre. The municipal green areas, bus stops and public roads are also smoke-free. See the maps below for the full non-smoking areas.

International Campus Utrecht

The grounds of the International Campus Utrecht are smoke-free. We urge students and staff not to smoke near surrounding homes and businesses, so that local residents and visitors do not experience any inconvenience. View the map (login required) of the city centre.

Smoking tolerated spots

There are a limited number of 'smoking tolerated spots' in Utrecht Science Park. These spots have been determined by the municipality. This ensures an alternative for smokers, without having to cause inconvenience to others.

Would you like to quit smoking?

  • Visit your doctor for advice. A general practitioner can give stop smoking advice and refer you to a stop smoking programme. Health insurances reimburse these programmes in full and they are not at the expense of the 'eigen risico'.
  • At www.ikstopnu.nl (Dutch) you can find information and tips on quitting smoking.
  • Utrecht University has a number of stop-smoking books available for employees who would like to stop smoking. Interested? Send a request through the self-service portal.
  • Are you a manager and would you like to support your staff in giving up smoking? Then watch the webinar 'Samen Sterker Stoppen' (Stopping Stronger Together). 
Image of a checkmark, the word 'smoke-free' and the slogan 'Towards a smokefree generation'

Do you have any questions? Let us know through the self-service portal.