Health Promotion

Meet the 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.

Min Choi Office Manager

About Health Promotion

Vision Statement

To inspire the UC Berkeley campus community to wholeheartedly and unapologetically strive for an environment of optimal health, wellness, and belonging.  

Mission Statement

We put health first. We promote a campus environment that supports the ability to thrive physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. We educate and advocate for optimal health, from personal wellness improvement to institutional and policy change.

Contact Health Promotion

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

Health Coaching

Health coaches support you through the process of defining and achieving your health and wellness goals by creating a sustainable and achievable action plan.

Please be advised that coaching sessions are not a substitute for medical appointments. Coaches cannot diagnose or treat medical issues, or authorize medical tests. More than one visit is possible.

Who's Your Health Worker?

The Health Workers are currently on Summer break. Please check back in August for updates.

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.

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.

Dates
Testing takes place on Fridays from 12-3pm once a month in the Health Promotion unit, 2nd floor Tang Center. 

Spring 2020

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:

Prescription Stimulants and Health

The misuse of prescription stimulants (e.g. Adderall©, Ritalin©) in the college population has received an increase in media coverage. 

Picture of prescription drug bottles

Let’s Talk About Consent

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Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

The campus Survivor Support website provides information on how to get help, how to report, how to support a survivor, and prevention efforts.