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Smoking Policy and Cessation Information

The University of Tampa Tobacco Policy

As of Aug. 1, 2013, the use of tobacco products is prohibited on The University of Tampa’s campus and other UT properties, except in designated smoke zones. All forms of tobacco/nicotine or other smokable or vaping products, including, but not limited to cigarettes, chew tobacco, electronic cigarettes, bidis, cigars, cigarillos, shisha and hookah, are to be confined to the four designated smoke zones. The zones are identified on the map and are located in the following areas:

  • Zone 1 - outside of Straz Hall near the baseball fields
  • Zone 2 - by the river, between the Library and McKay Hall
  • Zone 3 - near the Edison Building and Bailey Arts Studio (Large Oak Tree)
  • Zone 4 - in Delo Park in front of Austin Hall; this zone will be in the section of the park furthest from Austin Hall.

**Please be aware that citations will be given to people using tobacco/nicotine products outside of the smoke zones.**

 Questions about this smoke zone policy can be directed to or (813) 257-1877. 

Smoking Cessation Classes

The University of Tampa offers free smoking cessation classes to all students, faculty, staff and the community free of charge. The smoking cessation class involves setting a quit date and receiving four free weeks of nicotine replacement therapy (the patch, gum, etc.). Please check back for the January smoking cessation class dates. To sign up, email or call the Wellness Center at (813) 257-1877.

Please check back for next month’s classes.

Additional free classes within the community can be found at I Quit with AHEC.