Department of Human Resources

You Can Quit

Have questions about smoking or tobacco use? Want to know more about how to quit?

PLU has a dedicated “quit line” (free of charge) for students, faculty, and staff. Heidi Henson is available at 253-223-7538 to assist those who want to learn more about the tobacco cessation process.

Additional support for students is also available from the Student Health Center by contacting 253-535-7337.

Tobacco-Free Campus Since June 1, 2012

Committed to Health and Safety

Pacific Lutheran University has had a longstanding commitment to promote and support a healthy and safe campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. In keeping with that commitment, the university has been a tobacco-free campus since June 1, 2012.

The policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products including cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco, cigars, pipes, snus, snuff, and any other smoking product. The policy will not require faculty, staff or students to quit using tobacco when they are off campus.

The policy prohibits tobacco use in:The policy applies to the following people:
All buildings on campusFaculty
All PLU-owned vehiclesStaff
All privately-owned vehicles parked on campusStudents
All outdoor areas considered to be a part campus, including parking lotsVisitors, including anyone attending events on campus