Tobacco-Free Campus for Students
If you are a STUDENT of UT Tyler, several tobacco cessation programs are available to you:
Student Counseling Center
Students may also contact the Student Counseling Center to set up an appointment to receive one-on-one counseling regarding tobacco cessation. The Student Counseling Center is open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
UT Tyler Campus Health Clinic
Please see the on-campus Health Clinic for additional details on how you can utilize their services to obtain pharmaceutical therapy and nicotine replacement therapy and prescriptions.
Academic Health Plans (AHP)
For students who are enrolled in the student insurance plan with Academic Health Plans, please contact Academic Health Plans. To enroll in the plan, please contact AHP at 855.247.7587. To ask questions regarding specific benefits the plan offers, please contact the AHP Benefits/Customer Service line at 855.267.0214.
Health Within Texas: Texas Tobacco Quitline
You can also contact the Texas Tobacco Quitline at YesQuit.com or 877-YES-QUIT (877.937.7848) for additional assistance with quitting smoking and/or usage of tobacco products. The Texas Tobacco Quiline can get you connected to a quit coach who will conduct counseling sessions tailored specifically to you, with a focus on your preparation for the quit attempt and long-term success. They also provide access to self-help booklets designed to keep you motivated and prepared for life without smoking or tobacco and give advice about support programs available in the Tyler community.
National Cancer Institute
You can also contact the National Cancer Institute as well to get connected to a smoking cessation counselor who is available to answer questions Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (CST) via telephone 877-44U-QUIT (877.448.7848). Please see the National Cancer Institute website for additional information.
Current Insurance Provider
Check with your current insurance provider to learn more about programs and assistance that can be provided regarding cessation programs. More information regarding what the state of Texas offers.