College Trainings

CYAN’s College Project is able to provide trainings to advocates working with a college or university on a variety of tobacco-related topics.  If you are interested in CYAN facilitating a training for your group or organization, please do not hesitate to contact us.  We providing trainings on an assortment of topics including but not limited to the topics listed below.

Trainings We Provide

We provide an assortment of trainings for individuals working on college tobacco issues. We customize each training to accommodate the unique needs of your group. General training topics include:

  • Policy Adoption, Implementation, and Enforcement
  • College Tobacco Cessation
  • Young Adult Tobacco Use
  • Working with Colleges and Universities on Tobacco Issues

Online Trainings

Student Veterans and Tobacco Cessation
A webinar series designed for college health professionals interested in providing tobacco cessation services to Student Veterans.

COUGH Cessation Student Advocates Training
An online, self-paced training series of six webinar, approximately 30 minutes each.  This training series was developed for college students who are interested in learning more about how they can help improve tobacco cessation services on their campus and act as a tobacco cessation advocate.

Upcoming Webinars and Trainings

Webinar Series: Tobacco-Free College Campuses

In January, February, and March, we will be hosting a three-part Webinar Series on college and university smoke/tobacco-free policy adoption, implementation, and maintenance/enforcement.

Register for one, two, or all three webinars here.

Policy Adoption: Friday, January 27th, 1:00pm

Learn about the different paths to smoke/tobacco-free policy adoption on college campuses.  The following questions will be addressed:

  • What should you do if your campus administration is unsupportive of a policy?
  • How should you approach unions on campus?
  • What if the faculty senate is unsupportive?
  • What should your official policy recommendation look like?

Policy Implementation: Friday, February 10th, 1:00pm

Are you planning to go smoke/tobacco-free in the Fall?  Find out what you can do now to prepare your campus for the change.  Hear stories of how other campuses have tackled policy implementation.

Policy Maintenance and Enforcement: Friday, March 17th, 1:00pm

Wonder what’s going to happen with your smoke/tobacco-free policy one, two or five years down the road?  Join in to learn:

  • Punitive and non-punitive enforcement strategies
  • Answers to your questions about using citations
  • Policy maintenance strategies
  • What to do one, two and three years after your policy goes into effect

Register for one, two, or all three webinars here.

We want to hear from you…Submit Your Policy Challenges and Questions

Ask us your policy adoption, implementation, and enforcement questions and we will answer your questions during the webinars!

Click here to submit your questions, challenges, and/or story.

Archived Webinars


Policy Update and NEW Online Violator’s Training, September 15th

Update on Smoke/Tobacco-Free College Policies, June 8th


Enforcing Your Tobacco-Free Policy on Campus: Educational Approaches, December 9th

Tobacco Waste and College Campuses, April 20th

Smoke/Tobacco-Free College Campuses: Policy Rationale and Trends, April 7th