Queen’s University is committed to protecting the health and wellness of our staff, faculty, students, visitors and other community members. Queen’s Canadian campuses and properties are smoke-free effective June 1, 2019.
Implementation of the smoke-free policy is guided by our adoption of the Okanagan Charter, a formal commitment by the university to the health and wellness of our students, staff and faculty.
If you require the smoke-free boundaries maps in an alternate format, please contact us.
I know someone who would (or I would) like to quit smoking or vaping. What resources are available at Queen’s University to help?
Check out the Smoke-Free Queen's FAQs page for more information.
Queen’s Student Wellness Services
Talking to a health professional can double or triple your chances of quitting successfully. Students who wish to cut down or quit smoking can make an appointment with a doctor and/or health promotion staff at Student Wellness Services. Through professional advice, coaching and resources you can learn what will work best for you. Students can cut down or quit smoking with or without the help of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).
- Tobacco Information Line: 613-549-1232, ext. 1333 or Toll Free: 1-800-267-7875
Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients (STOP) Program is a province-wide initiative that delivers smoking cessation treatment and counseling support to eligible Ontario smokers who wish to quit smoking.
Government of Canada Quit4Life resources for youth and young adults.
Canadian Cancer Society Smokers’ Helpline (1-877-513-5333) is a free, confidential service offering support and information about quitting smoking and tobacco use. Get free, non-judgmental, personalized support. Call, text or go online to talk to a Quit Specialist to get the support you want, whenever you want it.
You can register to receive text support by texting "iQuit" to 123456. Text messaging and interpreter services in over 100 languages are also available in Ontario.
Smokers' Helpline serves five provinces and one territory in Canada, including: PEI, New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Yukon. For quitline services in other provinces, visit www.cancer.ca/quitlines. Funding varies by province/territory, so services may also vary.
Government of Ontario OHIP+ includes some coverage for help for anyone 24 years or younger is not covered by a private plan and wants to quit smoking.
Walk or Run to Quit
Helps tobacco users quit smoking by learning to walk or run 5 km over the course of a 10-week training program. Walking and running can help you overcome withdrawals and cravings while cutting down or quitting smoking.
Smart Phone App
- Break it Off