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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!

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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 Health Education Resource Center is a department under the totalEIU umbrella! There are multiple offices within this area that are ready and willing to help our students with health and wellness needs. 
For more information visit the below link or contact the HERC at herc@eiu.edu

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!