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

Healthy SDSU Year-Round Calendar

Students from across campus — as well as Peer Health Educators and staff from the Department of Health Promotion — participate in health promotion events throughout the year. Find health-related campus events below, listed by month.

  • Note: To view our current events calendar and see what's happening now and in the near future, view the SDSU Calendar of Events.

August

Move-in Day - Healthy Living on Campus

On Move-in Day, our Health Educators provide new residence hall students and their parents with tips on staying healthy throughout the academic year, and guides for good nutrition when eating on campus.

Live Well Aztecs Festival

The Live Well Aztecs Festival is an interactive event with music, games, photo booth, prizes and campus resources. Get connected with resources to enhance your well-being and help you stay stafe at SDSU!

September

RAINN Day

RAINN stands for Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network.  RAINN Day is a day on which campuses across the country are encouraged to raise awareness about and promote prevention of Rape, Abuse, and Incest (see rainn.org).  Members of FratMANers will be encouraging students to sign the "RAINN drops" pledge against sexual violence.

October

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW) events aim to raise awareness of alcohol-related issues on college campuses. In collaboration with RADD, the event provides activities and prizes while helping students better understand alcohol abuse, impaired driving, and how to make healthier decisions regarding alcohol. 

National Health Education Week

Do you want to know about all the services Health Promotion has to help students stay healthy at SDSU? Stop by our table near the Farmer's Market today to chat with us!

November

Men's Healthy Day/Testicular Cancer Prevention

How much do you know about testicular cancer? Stop by to learn about prevention and screening and help raise awareness!

Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Health Promotion wants to make eating healthy during the holidays easy and delicious for you! Stop by this event to learn about different nutritious dishes you can enjoy this season, watch cooking demos, and take home new recipes!

Great American Smokeout

Want to learn more about tobacco? Stop by and talk to our peer health educators and learn some valuable information.

December

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Come out to our table to learn more about HIV and AIDS and show your support for those living or affected by HIV.

January

February

Every Kiss Begins With Consent!

It’s almost Valentine’s Day so come out to this event to find out more information about how to have a healthier sex life! We will have information about consent, STIs, contraception, and much more! Free safer sex supplies!

March

Safe Spring Break

Each March, Safe Spring Break Week takes place just before the university's scheduled spring recess to provide students with informational events and tips to promote safe and healthy alternatives. Events are designed to inform students about the present dangers and consequences of unhealthy and harmful decisions regarding alcohol and drug use that face many spring breakers, while also providing alternative, healthy ideas for spring break fun.

April

Health Expo: "The Road to Wellness"

Get on the road to wellness and fuel your body with the knowlede it needs to be healthy, fit, and emotionally sound. This health and wellness event aims to educate students about living a healthy lifestyle. Health organizations from on and off campus will be represented. Come check out this event to learn more about the healthy options available in San Diego.

May

Squats for Scantrons

Do you need a scantron for finals? Come visit our table and get a FREE scantron just for doing 10 squats! Look out for Peer Health Educators during finals week in both the Fall and Spring Semesters.

Sexual Violence Awareness Awards

The Sexual Violence Awareness Awards acknowledges the organizations, departments and individuals that are dedicated to provide sexual violence related support and services to the SDSU community.

Have a RADD Graduation Celebration

Graduating this semester? Stop by our table and learn tips on how to safely celebrate the successful completion of your degree!

June

July

Get healthy!

Health Promotion attempts to connect students with on-campus health and wellness resources while encouraging students to make healthier choices and set proactive health behaviors that will help them during their time at SDSU and beyond.

We encourage you to participate in the health outreach events listed here!

Title IX compliance

San Diego State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities. The safety of our students is our highest priority, and we are committed to ensuring that sexual violence stops on our campus and in the broader society. [read more about title IX]

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