UC Smoke-free Policy

UC San Diego, along with all the UC campuses, will be a Tobacco and Smoke-free campus by January 2014. UC San Diego's date to go Tobacco and Smoke-free is September 1, 2013. This will contribute to a healthy environment for all staff, students, faculty and visitors.

Please visit Smokefree.UCSD.edu for complete information about this Systemwide policy.

Smoking Cessation Counseling

If you are a student and a smoker who would like to quit, Student Health Services can help. You can make an appointment with a Health Educator at Student Health Services by calling (858) 822-5926. Smoking cessation appointments at SHS are free, and cessation aids are available.

Phone Counseling

If you prefer phone counseling to help you quit, call the California Smokers' Helpline at (800) NO-BUTTS.

Prepare to Quit Smoking Workshops

If you are thinking of quitting, plan to attend a "Prepare to Quit Smoking" workshop led by a trained health educator who can assist you in determining your readiness, making a plan and QUITTING! No appointment is needed. Smoking cessation aides are also available.

Workshop Location: Student Health - Room 142 - first floor/Nurses Clinic

Date Time Location
Oct 1 11:00am-12:00pm Student Health
Oct 21 1:00-2:00pm Student Health
Nov 5 3:00-4:00pm Student Health
Nov 21 10:00-11:00am Student Health
Dec 1 9:00-10:00am Student Health

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