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Health Education and Promotion


Health Education & Promotion (HEP) strives to promote wellness and student success by providing engaging, dynamic, and educational programming and services for the WKU student body. We work to empower the campus community to create positive lifestyle/behavioral choices and risk reduction practices through evidence based, theory-driven initiatives utilizing the WKU Spring 2016 NCHA data and Healthy Campus 2020

We offer the following services FREE to students:

  • Sexual health supplies:
    • male condoms, female condoms (FC2), lubricant, dental dams, and pregnancy tests
  • Menstrual hygiene products:
    • tampons, pads, menstrual discs
  • "What the Health" peer-health advising sessions
  • Interactive presentations and workshops

(Stop by our office to pick up free supplies or make a request)

Visit our office located in the Health Services Building, Suite 1064.  Please enter the Student Wellness Suite using the door facing the Pearce Ford Tower and First Year Village. 

FALL 2021 HOURS: 8 AM - 4PM

Email healthed@wku.edu or call us at (270) 745.4439

To pick up supplies or meet with one of our peer health educators, please come to our office! 

For questions related to Western Kentucky University's COVID-19 response, please visit https://www.wku.edu/healthyonthehill/ or email covid19@wku.edu 

 

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Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

 

Need an internship or volunteer hours and have a passion for all things wellness? Visit handshake.com to view available job opportunities!
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Attend our Programs

 

HEP offers a number of programs for students to attend including Grocery Bingo, where students can win free groceries and other prizes!
Request a presentation
Request a Presentation

HEP offers presentations to students on any health-related topic. Visit the 'Presentation Request' link to learn more about having our health educators present at your event or class.

 

 

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HIV Testing
  • Location: Health Services Building, HEP Office Suite 1064
  • Time: 9:00am
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Grocery Bingo
  • Location: Preston Center Multipurpose Room
  • Time: 6:30pm
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HIV Testing
  • Location: Health Services Building, HEP Office Suite 1064
  • Time: 9:00am
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Grocery Bingo
  • Location: Preston Center Multipurpose Room
  • Time: 6:30pm
View Event
HIV Testing
  • Location: Health Services Building, HEP Office Suite 1064
  • Time: 9:00am
View Event


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 Last Modified 9/14/21