The Wellness Center at Southern is responsible for broad undergraduate and graduate student health outreach on topics including, but not limited to: sexual health, tobacco use, nutrition, drugs and alcohol, sleep and stress. The staff facilitates health promotion activities for the campus community, including educational sessions, special events, outreach in residence halls and classrooms, and other programs upon request. For more information or to request a presentation for a class or group, please contact us at 203.392.7110.
DON'T CANCEL YOUR CLASS: INVITE A GUEST SPEAKER
Have a conference or a meeting that you know about ahead of time? Don't cancel your class! Instead, invite a guest speaker from the Wellness Center, VPAS (Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy, and Support) Center, or Counseling Services to present to your class. The staff member(s) will meet with your class, present on the topic chosen, and can take attendance if requested. Please click here to fill out our request form for classroom presentations. We will do our very best to find coverage for your class. After your form is received, a staff member from the Wellness Center will be in contact with you to confirm and clarify any questions.
She delivers condoms to all undergraduate and graduate students on Southern's Campus! Feel free to click here to order your FREE safer sex supply kit.
Free condom dispensers are located in every Residence Hall in the first or second floor utility room, and in the restrooms on the Plaza Level of the Student Center. Take a look at this map to see all the locations of condom dispensers on campus!
*Free condoms and menstrual products are also available in the Wellness Center.*
Get yourself tested
Walk right in for quick and confidential STD testing for just $10 charged to your
student account. Fall 2018 Walk-In Clinics: August 29, * September 25, * October 31, * December 4. All clinics are held at Health Services in Granoff Hall from 12-2pm.
* These dates will also include HIV testing and special information on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP).
coffee with commuters
For those undergraduate and graduate students on-the-go! Grab some coffee, hot chocolate, and a snack before you head to class. Visit us the first Thursday of every month in the Wintergreen Parking Garage vestibule, 8am-10am. Fall 2018 Dates: TBD. In the meantime, take a look at the resources available to you as a commuter student.
Class Presentations and Group Programs
The following interactive and educational programs are available upon request for outreach in residence halls, classrooms, and groups. Please contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a program.Alcohol 101: Crash Course The Other Freshman 15: Fifteen Facts about Prescription and Other Drug Use at SCSU Be Safe and Chill: Sex and STDs at Southern Up in Smoke: Marijuana and Tobacco Wellness Overview
Ask the Dietitian
A Registered Dietitian will be in the Fitness Center: ASC 204 this fall to answer your diet and nutrition questions and help you make healthy choices. The Registered Dietitian is available for 30-Minute individual nutrition consultationson the following dates: September 4, October 2, November 6, and December 4 from 1:30-3:30pm. Call (203) 392 - 8971 to register. Free for all undergraduate and graduate students.
Check out the Healthy Eating Brochure from Chartwells!
flu shot clinics
Stay healthy and protect yourself from the flu! Bring your insurance card and prescription card. Fall 2018 Walk-In Clinics: September 17 Jennings 133 10am-2pm, October 10 Academic Quad (Rain Location: Engleman A/B121) 11am-2pm, October 24 Academic Quad (Rain Location: Engleman A/B121) 11am-2pm, and January 30 Engleman Rotunda 11am-2pm.
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Learn about what the Wellness Center has to offer our students and grab some healthy
information and giveaways. Follow us online to find out our time and location.
Health Services Hits the Road
In collaboration with Health Services, we bring such events to you as Rate My Plate and Mobile Get Yourself Tested Events. Keep an eye out for us around campus. For more information, check out Health Services.
Health and Wellness Fair
Our Fall 2018 Self Care Fairs highlight all the university departments, clubs, organizations and community agencies that are here to keep you healthy, happy and connected. This event is open to all undergraduate and graduate SCSU students, faculty and staff. October 10 and October 24 Academic Quad (Rain Location: Engleman A/B121) 11am-2pm.
undergraduate and graduate internships
The Wellness Center accepts Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Public Health to
complete their required internships with the Wellness Center.
Public Health Internship Information
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