Smoking Cessation

UW’s resources to quit smoking

Quitting smoking is no easy task. If you are ready to make this lifestyle change, check out resources from your medical plan and the UW to help you achieve your goal.

All of UW’s health insurance plans offer online resources to help you quit. Some plans also offer counseling and nicotine replacement therapies. Visit your plan’s smoking cessation webpage for details:

A Tobacco Talk helps UW students, employees, and patients of  make decisions around their tobacco use.

Tobacco Talk provides one-on-one counseling, educational and support groups, and real-world insights about stopping smoking right at the Hall Health Center and is available to UW students and employees. Whether you’re wanting to stop entirely, cut down, or not yet sure, Hall Health can provide support and help making a plan.

Looking for other options? The experts at UW Medicine compiled resources to quit smoking or using tobacco (PDF), which contains community resources, toll-free hotline to help you quite, and other general information about tobacco use.

Smoking Policy

While we are a smoke-free campus, you can find the specifics of UW’s policy, as well as designated smoking locations, by visiting the Environmental Health and Safety smoking policy page.