Smoking Policy

Inside the building

  • Absolutely NO SMOKING inside Sidney-Pacific
  • Do not tamper with smoke detectors in your room or in common spaces
  • Smoking inside the building or tampering with smoke detectors may result in a fine or eviction from the building

Outside of Sidney-Pacific

  • No smoking inside the Sidney-Pacific courtyard
  • Smoking can be done on the street or in the parking lot but must be at least 30 feet (9 meters) away from the building (See the orange area in the picture below for the area you may smoke)

Note that Sidney-Pacific follows MIT's policy on prohibited substances (see here), which prohibits the use of recreational and medicinal marijuana.

Community Wellness at MIT Medical provides free tobacco treatment services for those who want to quit smoking; see here for details.

(Map information taken from Google)