Health Promotion

Rapid HIV Antibody Testing

Testing is free and anonymous with results provided in 30 minutes.


The Sexual Health Education Program's Sexpert Education Clinic conducts rapid HIV antibody testing for Cal students and community members. Testing method is a blood-based finger prick test.

Testing takes place Fridays 12-3pm once a month in the Health Promotion unit, 2nd floor Tang Center; dates for the current semester are:

Health Promotion Staff

Health Promotion

The UHS Health Promotion team promotes a campus environment that supports the ability to thrive physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially. They educate and advocate for optimal health, from personal wellness improvement to institutional and policy change.

Karen Hughes

PartySafe@Cal

PartySafe flyerAlcohol and Party Risk Management Education

Pet Hugs

Pet Hugs brings therapy dogs to campus to positively impact mood, stress and connection for students, staff and faculty.

In partnership with the Animal Rescue Foundation, UHS coordinates a Pet Hugs event once a month. Popular with many students and campus and community members, we have overheard comments like:

Refresh for Finals

Final exams can generate a considerable degree of stress.

Many students experience stress and test anxiety as they prepare for final exams. Take time to figure out how to effectively manage your stress so that you can perform well academically.

Take a Class with Us

Taking a Public Health course is a thought-provoking way to learn about health while also earning academic credit.

Whether you want to learn more about particular health topics or are exploring a career in public health, we have classes that will hone your critical thinking skills and underscore the power of prevention in health care.

Cannabis

Recent policy changes in a number of states legalizing cannabis for medical and/or recreational use suggest a shift in societal attitudes and perceptions around cannabis. University Health Services takes a harm reduction approach to all substance use, including cannabis.

 

Contact Health Promotion

Reach us in-person, by phone or email or through social media.

Services

Professional health educators and student volunteers deliver a broad range of free services to the campus community.