If you are ready to quit smoking, UMSL is ready to help.  Quitting is a challenge, and we have tips, resources and programs to help you quit and start a healthier life. University Health, Wellness and Counseling Services will work to provide smoking cessation programs for all students, faculty and staff.

Campus tobacco cessation resources:

University Health, Wellness & Counseling Services
Wellness Resource Center

Or contact us directly at 314.516.5671


  • You will have greater success quitting with a support program.
  • Stay busy and engage in physical activity.
  • Avoid stressful situations, tempting situations and triggers, such as alcohol and coffee.
  • Find new activities and hobbies.
  • Focus on the rewards and benefits of quitting.

Benefits of Quitting

  • Risk of all smoking-related diseases is reduced.
  • Blood pressure and pulse rate lower.
  • Improved circulation
  • Improved sense of smell and taste
  • More energy and stamina.
  • More money.
  • No need to worry about where and when you can smoke.
  • Hair, clothes, breath, car and home will smell better.