For Students

The Student Health Service provides free nicotine replacement therapy and counseling to SUNY Cortland students who wish to quit using tobacco. SHS also can prescribe other medications if needed to attain cessation from tobacco products. Visit the SHS website for more information or schedule an appointment through the Student Health Portal in the Student channel of myRedDragon.

You also may visit your primary care provider for counseling and prescriptions for cessation medications.

You should check with your specific health insurance carrier to see what medications are covered by your insurance plan. Plans differ widely in their coverage. Some will cover only certain prescription medications, while others also cover over-the-counter medicines. offers resources for quitting smoking.


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