Smoking Cessation

Whether you are exploring this page for the first time or you are attempting to quit smoking for the 10th time, we welcome this chance to support your efforts to quit the tobacco habit! To increase your chance of success, schedule an appointment at Student Health Services (703-993-2831) specifically for tobacco cessation.

Tobacco dependence is the number one public health problem in the world and the single most preventable cause of death in the United States– not to mention the cause of many respiratory infections, bad breath, premature wrinkling, yellowed teeth AND a huge money drain! Read more about the effects of smoking.

Get one-on-one help in strategizing a plan to quit smoking. You will meet with a healthcare provider who can review information on all the latest nicotine replacement therapies and assist you in identifying and overcoming your personal triggers and obstacles.

We are eager to provide students with ongoing support in this difficult task of quitting smoking. Even if you are just considering the possibility of quitting, schedule an appointment and let us help you! Read more benefits to quitting.

Telephone Consultation

Trained smoking cessation experts are available to help at 1-800-QUIT NOW.  This is a free service available from 8 am to 11pm each day. This program was developed in collaboration with and is sponsored by the states and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


If you have tried to quit in the past, or if you feel medication may help you quit,  call (703-993-2831) to schedule a free smoking cessation appointment with Student Health to discuss options available to you.

Additional Information

Student Support and Advocacy Center

American Lung Association

US Department of Health