For Students

Students can go to their campus Health Center for help with quitting smoking.

For a list of CUNY Health and Wellness Centers click here.


CUNY Work/Life Program

All CUNY faculty and staff – and their family members – are covered within the CUNY Work/Life Program, a voluntary, free, and confidential benefit administered by Corporate Counseling Associates. CCA’s team of experienced counselors is available around the clock to help assess needs and clarify options on an array of daily-life issues, including smoking cessation. Please call 800-833-8707. You may also wish to consult the resources available at (please enter “smoking cessation” in the search box on the homepage).

Employee Smoking Cessation Program (ESCAPE)

All CUNY employees are eligible for the city-administered Employee Smoking Cessation Program (ESCAPE). Available at no charge, this program is a personalized and confidential service to meet the needs of eligible New York City employees who would like to quit smoking. Support is provided by experienced Tobacco Treatment Specialists in person or by phone. Please call 212-676-2393 for an appointment, and/or visit the website for further information.