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, including 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.
Questions about this smoke zone policy can be directed to email@example.com 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.). The next smoking cessation classes are scheduled for Sept. 12 and Sept. 26. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.