Health Promotion

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.

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Health Campaigns

We develop innovative health campaigns to equip students with strategies to navigate critical health issues.

Be Well Cal

Sexual Health Education Program

The Sexual Health Education Program's (SHEP) mission is to empower students in feeling comfortable with their bodies and making informed decisions about their sex and sexuality, including whether or not to be sexually active.


Services provided are inclusive of all races/ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and levels of sexual knowledge and experience.

Sexpert Education Clinic

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.

Health Worker Program

The Health Worker Program promotes healthy personal and residential community practices, including self-care, risk management and use of health care services.

Health Workers are student peer educators who live in the residence halls, fraternities, sororities and International House and provide the following services on-site:

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.

Services

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

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: