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The Health Education Resource Center serves as a resource for students, faculty, and staff by providing programs, campaigns, interventions, and one-on-one consultations regarding health-related topics. The HERC offers health programming in the areas of alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention and education, flu and cold prevention and education, nutritional analysis and education, and sexual health education, in addition to many other health-related topics. Most services are free to students!

The goals of the HERC are to: reduce alcohol consumption rates and alcohol-related harm, reduce sexual health risks and sexual-related harm, reduce tobacco use rates and tobacco related harm, increase positive nutrition-related behaviors, prevent cold and flu transmission and to reduce related harm, and to increase positive sleep behaviors.

Visit the HERC in the Booth House on 4th Street (across from Pemberton) to see everything we have to offer!

Request a Program

Resident assistants, professors, registered student organizations, and others on campus have the opportunity to request presentations/programs through the HERC. A variety of options are available including: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention, Bystander Intervention Training, Sexual Health, and more.

Or check out our open sessions!

The HERC is Hiring!

The HERC is currently accepting applications for graduate assistantships during the 2017 - 2018 academic year. For more information please click here. 

If you want to know more and are not sure the HERC is for you yet, attend one of our informationals! 

February 7th at 9:30am or February 8th at 3pm, both in Booth House on 4th Street. 

Consultation Visits

Students may request a consultation visit with one of our staff for various health needs. Some include but not limited to:

  • Alcohol and Other Drug
  • Nutritional Analysis
  • Sexual Health

 Alcohol & Marijuana Assessments

Below is a link to an online alcohol assessment. Students can receive individualized feedback and follow-up with the HERC!

    

 

Health & Wellness Fair

Join us for “Creating a Health Campus Community: Health & Wellness Fair" held on April 3, 2017 from 11 to 3 in the Grand Ballroom. This event is designed to educate students, faculty, and staff on health related matters, along with providing information on available resources.

Exhibitors: Click here to register or for more information!