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San Diego State University

Health Promotion - Helping create a healthier campus to enhance student success

About Us

Photo: student and staff at front desk, SDSU Health Promotions department

Health Promotion is your go-to place on campus for health and wellness information. Health Promotion also comes to you with presentations and education for your student organization or class.

We are staffed with Health Educators, Social Workers, and Subject Experts who offer education, HIV testing information, social work referrals, sexual health knowledge, STI education, and alcohol and other drugs information.

At Health Promotion you can receive:

  • Educational workshops
  • Individual and small group health education
  • Alcohol and Other Drug information GYN Orientation - includes information on a Women’s Health Exam (Pap smear) and birth control options
  • Community resources and referrals
  • Peer Health Education (PHE) Program
  • Off-campus medical referrals Assistance utilizing individual health plans
  • Presentations from professionals or peers on a variety of health topics
  • Numerous health outreach events and campaigns around campus

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Tools to succeed

We provide SDSU students with tools to succeed by offering health education and services in these areas and more!

  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Immunizations
  • Nutrition, exercise, and body image
  • Peer health education 
  • Sexual health including HIV/AIDS and sexual assault awareness
  • Social services and outside care referrals
  • Student disability services
  • Women’s health and family planning

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