Care for the Air - Tobacco Education and Resources - University of Houston
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Care for the Air - Tobacco Education and Resources

What is the policy?

The Tobacco-Free Policy prohibits the use, sale, advertising, and sampling of all tobacco products on the UH Main Campus and the UH Energy Research Park. The full policy is located on the UH Tobacco-Free Policy website.

What is prohibited?

All forms of tobacco, including but not limited to:

  • Cigarettes
  • Cigars
  • Pipes
  • Water pipes (hookahs)
  • Bidis
  • Kreteks
  • Electronic cigarettes (vaporizers or vape pens)
  • Smokeless tobacco
  • Snuff
  • Chewing tobacco
  • Any non-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved nicotine delivery devices

How can I prepare to quit?

  • Think about why you want to quit.
  • Pick a date to quit and stick to it.
  • Get rid of all tobacco products.
  • Ask people not to use tobacco around you.
  • If you've tried to quit before, reflect on what did not work from your last attempt.
  • Do not smoke - not even one puff!
  • Do not chew - not even one dip!

Where can I get help to quit?

On Campus



  • YesQuit
    • Provided through Texas Department of State Health Services
    • Free two-week supply of nicotine replacement therapy for those who qualify