Breathe Free UMassD

UMass Dartmouth is Smoke & Tobacco-Free

After careful consideration of national trends and campus feedback, a committee of faculty, staff, and students recommended that our campus go smoke-free, tobacco-free, and electronic cigarette-free effective June 1, 2015.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the policy are located here.

Quitting smoking is not an easy process and the more resources you employ, the better.

For those of you seeking some help with quitting smoking, we recommend:

Quit Smoking Resources
A great variety of quit smoking aids, including online resources and apps are listed here.

Complete and submit a QuitWorks form for free nicotine patches and telephone help. Contact Student Health Services at 508-999-8982 and a form will be emailed to you.

Contact Your Health Insurance Company
Contact your health insurance company to learn what smoking cessation medications are covered under your insurance plan.

Talk with Your Healthcare Provider
Schedule an appointment for smoking cessation counseling with your healthcare provider. These sessions are considered preventative appointments, and no co-pay or deductible should be required.

Freedom From Smoking- Online program, available 24/7. Go at your own pace. 
The American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® program is available online. FFS Online is a self-paced program specifically designed for adults who want to quit smoking. FFS Online can be accessed day or night, seven days a week, on any schedule you choose, through their website.

FFS Online offers two program options:

  • The Basic program is free and covers all the material presented in the in-person group format.
  • The Premium program includes additional features and has a membership fee.