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:

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:

PartySafe@Cal celebrates third annual awards

April 17, 2017
On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, PartySafe@Cal celebrated their third annual PartySafe Awards recognizing individuals, groups and departments that have been highly effective in building safer alcohol and party practices at UC Berkeley.

Health Campaigns

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

Be Well Cal

PartySafe@Cal celebrates second annual world class awards

April 27, 2016

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, PartySafe@Cal celebrated their second annual "World Class Awards" recognizing indivuals, groups and departments that have been highly effective in building safer alcohol and party practices at UC Berkeley. 

No Facebook profile picture?

July 2, 2014
My boyfriend and I have been dating for 6 months now, and I know I’m being silly but I’m hurt he’s never had a picture of the two of us as a Facebook profile picture! He’s had pictures of him with other girls, but never me! I don’t want to seem immature and superficial by bringing it up, but seriously, but the deal?


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


IFC: Who's Your Health Worker?

 Simeon Giverts

Simeon Giverts

IFC - Coordinator

Major(s): Integrative Biology

Year: Third

PHC: Who's Your Health Worker?

Maggie Hallamasek  PHC - Coordinator

Maggie Hallamasek

PHC - Coordinator

Major(s): Integrative Biology