Health Promotion

Health promotion services educates and supports healthy decisions about your lifestyle and behaviors through individual and environmental strategies.

We provide prevention, wellness and risk reduction program and initiatives including stress management, overcoming alcohol and drugs, tobacco cessation, nutrition, fitness, and safe-sex education.

We assist faculty with guest lecturing, provide literature, and give other support. Requests for presentations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Call 801-957-4268 during business hours.

Student Involvement

Student Health Advisory Club (SHAC)

Trained student peer educators teach their peers to adopt healthy behaviors through monthly activities and events.

To apply to become a member of SHAC

Wellness programs

Call 801-957-4268 to learn more about the following programs:

  • Healthy Lifestyles:

    Workshops that teach students to adopt a healthier lifestyle through nutrition and fitness.
  • Alcohol & Impaired Driving Prevention:

    Offered in October and the week prior to spring break each year, the focus is on teaching alcohol-abuse prevention skills.
  • Tobacco Cessation:

    An eight-week, $40 program for students and employees. Facilitators meet weekly with participants in a group setting.
  • Great American Smoke Out:

    Offered the third week of November, the Smoke Out provides materials and skills to help you quit using tobacco.
  • Sexual Responsibility:

    Teaches how to communicate with your partner, build relationships, identify sexually transmitted infections, use a condom, and be intimate without sexual intercourse. Safe sex education and abstinence materials are provided. An HIV/sexual-health program is offered in December.
  • Sleep Hygiene:

    Educates students on better sleep practices, sleep quality, adverse effects of energy substances, and the connection between sleep and academics.
  • Stress Management:

    Focuses on developing stress management skills in a relaxing environment.