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The Wellness Center at Southern is responsible for broad student health outreach on topics including, but not limited to: sexual health, tobacco use, nutrition, drugs and alcohol, sleep and stress. The staff facilitates health promotion activities for the campus community, including educational sessions, special events, outreach in residence halls and classrooms, and other programs upon request. For more information or to request a presentation for a class or group, please contact us at 203.392.7110.

Condom Owl

She delivers condoms to all students on Southern's Campus! Feel free to click here to order your FREE safer sex supply kit.

coNdom dispensers

Free condom dispensers are located in every Residence Hall in the first or second floor utility room, and in the restrooms on the Plaza Level of the Student Center. Take a look at this map to see all the locations of dispensers on campus!

Get yourself tested

Walk right in for quick, free, and confidential STD testing. Fall 2017 Walk-In Clinics: August 30, September 27*, October 18, November 15*, December 13.  All clinics are held at Health Services in Granoff Hall from 12-2pm. 
* These dates will also include HIV testing and special information on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP).

coffee with commuters

For those students on-the-go! Grab some coffee, hot chocolate, and a snack before you head to class.  Visit us the first Thursday of every month in the Wintergreen Parking Garage vestibule, 8am-10am. Fall 2017 Dates:  September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7. In the meantime, take a look at the resources available to you as a commuter student.

Class Presentations and Group Programs

The following interactive and educational programs are available upon request for outreach in residence halls, classrooms, and groups. Please contact Emily at rosenthale2@southernct.edu to schedule a program.

Alcohol 101: Crash Course
The Other Freshman 15: Fifteen Facts about Prescription and Other Drug Use at SCSU
Be Safe and Chill: Sex and STDs at Southern
Up in Smoke: Marijuana and Tobacco
Wellness Overview

 

Ask the Dietitian

Registered Dietitian Sarah Vacher will be on campus this fall to answer your diet and nutrition questions and help you make healthy choices. Sarah is available for individual nutrition consultationsevery month: on the first Tuesday of the month (starting 10/3)  you can find her in Fitness Center from 2-4pm and on the first Wednesday of the month (starting 10/4) she will be in Health Services from 2-4pm.

Check out the Healthy Eating Brochure from Chartwells!

flu shot clinics

Stay healthy and protect yourself from the flu! Bring your insurance card and prescription card. Fall 2017 Walk-In Clinics: September 11 Jennings 133 10am-2pm, October 11 Academic Quad 11am-3pm, October 25 ASC Info Desk 11am-2pm

NO COPAY FOR MOST INSURANCE CARRIERS.

Wellness Wednesdays

Learn about what the Wellness Center has to offer our students and grab some healthy information and giveaways. Follow us online to find out our time and location.

Health Services Hits the Road

In collaboration with Health Services, we bring such events to you as Rate My Plate and Mobile Get Yourself Tested Events. Keep an eye out for us around campus. For more information, check out Health Services.

Health and Wellness Fair

Also known as Health for All, Free for All 2017. Our Fall 2017 Health and Wellness Fair highlights all the university departments, clubs, organizations and community agencies that are here to keep you healthy, happy and connected. This event is open to all SCSU students, faculty and staff.

undergraduate and graduate internships

The Wellness Center accepts Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Public Health to complete their required internships with the Wellness Center.
Public Health Internship Information

Stay connected and informed about future events through our social media platforms.