Health Promotion

Risk Management & Harm Reduction

Activities & Services

Our House, Our Rules, Our Responsibility

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.

Our Health Coaches, Robin and Summer, provide 45-minute coaching session that will help you make simple changes in your lifestyle that support your overall health, as well as your personal and academic success.

Health Worker Program

Health Workers use health education and peer advising to promote self care and healthy habits; risk management responding to problems effectively, using home-care or professional health services

Health Workers are student peer educators who serve in the residence halls, fraternities, sororities and Bowles and provide the following services on-site or remotely. 

Sexual Health Education Program

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



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.

See this Cannabis handout for more information.

Policy and Legality

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. 

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.

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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.