Health Promotion

Health Campaigns

We develop innovative health campaigns to equip students with strategies to navigate critical health issues. collapse all expand all What's Your Be Well Game Plan?

Be Well Game Plan encourages students to create a plan for taking care of themselves in all aspects of wellness, including stress, social connection, time management, and more.


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 free rapid HIV antibody testing for UC Berkeley students and community members. The testing method is a blood-based finger prick test.


Fridays from 12-3 pm in the Health Promotion Department on the 2nd floor of UHS during the academic year. Closed on holidays.

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Massage Chairs

We offer free massage chairs to encourage people to take a break during their busy days.

On average, 1,200 students, staff and faculty take advantage of the massage chairs each semester.

Chairs are located on the second floor of Tang in the central atrium area and provide 15-minute massages on a first-come, first-served basis. Settings allow users to customize their massage in terms of style, intensity, neck position...

Let’s Talk About Consent

Stop Sexual Violence banner 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.


Contact Health Promotion

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

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.

We make health visible. We make connections between health and...

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

Although students tend to minimize the threats to health posed by this behavior, the reality is that there is a risk of adverse side...