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Well-being & Health Promotion is your go-to place on campus for health and wellness information. Well-being & Health Promotion also comes to you with presentations and education for your student organization or class.

We are staffed with Health Educators, Community Resource Specialists, and Subject Experts who offer education, HIV testing information, medical referral assistance, sexual health knowledge, STI education, and alcohol and other drugs information.

Our Mission

The Well-being & Health Promotion Department aims to enhance the well-being of SDSU students in order for them to achieve academic success and establish lifelong healthy behaviors and attitudes to reduce the risk for disease and injury.

Well-being & Health Promotion believes that students’ health is an integral part of their academic success. A student’s success can be derailed by poor choices that affect health and safety.

Often, alcohol and other drugs, reckless or dangerous behavior, and risky sexual behavior can lead to injuries, disease, legal trouble, and social circumstances that make continued academic progress difficult or impossible.

The department serves a preventative role to allow students to make more healthful and less risky decisions by:

  • Helping create a healthy campus and community environment
  • Assuring students know how and are motivated to make healthy decisions

We provide SDSU students with tools to succeed by offering health education to the campus community on:

  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Medical referral assistance
  • Nutrition, exercise and wellness
  • Peer Health Education
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Women's health

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Well-being & Health Promotion maintains a commitment to collaborative and integrated efforts to achieve student health.

At Well-being & Health Promotion you can receive:

  • Educational workshops
  • Individual and small group health education
  • Nutrition counseling/education
  • Alcohol and Other Drug information
  • GYN Orientation - Includes information on Health Exam (Pap smear) and birth control options
  • Community resources and referrals
  • Peer Health Education (PHE) Programs (including FratMANers and SISSTER)
  • Off-campus medical referrals
  • Assistance utilizing individual health plans
  • Presentations from professionals or peers on a variety of health topics
  • Numerous health outreach events and campaigns around campus

Tools to succeed

We provide SDSU students with tools to succeed by offering health education and services in these areas and more!

  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Immunizations
  • Nutrition, exercise, and body image
  • Peer health education 
  • Sexual health including HIV/AIDS and sexual assault awareness
  • Social services and outside care referrals
  • Student disability services
  • Women’s health and family planning