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UCR is Smoke/Tobacco-Free - effective January 2, 2014

UCR is Smoke/Tobacco-Free, January 2, 2014. Visit our website to learn about the policy, cessation support, resources, references and promotional and instructional materials.


Free NRT

Nicotine replacement therapy is available at Human Resources and the Student Health Services for UCR staff, faculty and students, who are current tobacco users, to use while on UC property to maintain a tobacco-free environment.  Click here or more information.  

1:1 and Group Tobacco Cessation Support

Staff, faculty, and students who wish to stop smoking and using tobacco products can meet 1:1 or in a group with VJ Sleight, Tobacco Treatment Specialist.  Click here for more information.

AIR Training

Available by request for departments and groups.  A customized training to help you communicate the smoke/tobacco free policy using the AIR (Approach, Inform, Refer) strategy.  To request a training, please contact


UCR  is committed to providing the campus community with on-going access to several types of cessation/quit resources and assistance, including cessation education, referral and resources, over-the-counter and prescription tobacco cessation medication; telephone, individual or group counseling, and on-site individual and group support. 

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Program Information

Julie Chobdee, MPH
Wellness Program Coordinator
Human Resources

1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-1488
Fax: (951) 827-2672

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