University Health and Counseling Services

Tobacco-Free Campus USM


For questions about the new Tobacco-Free Campus policy, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Read the UPDATED University of Southern Maine Tobacco Policy, effective August 31, 2020.

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to fostering a culture of wellness through the promotion, education, and support of a tobacco-free campus to provide a safe, healthy, and clean environment for the USM Community to learn, work and live.

Tobacco Free Campus Value Statement
  • Promote a cultural shift toward healthier living
  • Educate USM community about tobacco use, exposure & cessation
  • Provide resources, tools & training to eliminate tobacco’s harmful impact
  • Collaborate with tobacco users to develop a Tobacco Free Campus plan that works toward the improved health of the environment and the community

 Thanks to all the folks who contributed to our Tobacco-Free Campus Campaign poster contest!