WKU Health Services : Health Education Programs
The mission of the Well U program is to unify student health promotion efforts at
WKU, and to foster collaborative efforts within and between WKU divisions that promote
healthy lifestyle behaviors among WKU students. This will be accomplished with mutual
cross promotion of health related programs and services through a comprehensive student
health promotion web calendar.
The Passport to Wellness Series is provided to help students gain skills that they
can use to aid them in making healthier choices through monthly programming. The series
consists of eight sessions throughout the school year and demonstrates different aspects
of health through activities, games and speakers.
e-CHUG (also known as eCHECKUP TO GO) is a brief confidential self-assessment tool;
designed to give students personalized feedback about their alcohol use. The assessment
takes about 20-30 minutes to complete and is self-guided.
WKU Health Services is offering Free OraQuick HIV Testing (no needles or blood required) this semester once a month. Results will be available
the same day.
Click on the HIV image to the left for specific details about testing.
TopperWell is a group of WKU students who are peer health educators and work together
to promote wellness by increasing awareness of student health issues and encouraging
positive lifestyle choices and decision-making skills through peer education.
Click on the TopperWell image to left for more information.
The WKU Health Services Stall Street Journal is a publication that is placed in bathroom
stalls in all of the residence halls on campus. This journal focuses on health issues
that are relevant to college students, as well as health promotion happenings, social
marketing statistics and more.
Fireside Chat is a nutrition series developed to meet the nutritional needs of students,
sponsored by WKU Health Services, WKU Restaurant & Catering Group, and WellU. Students
gather around the fireplace in the WKU Health Services lobby for a casual discussion
about maintaining nutritious eating habits led by the Registered Dietitian for WKU
Restaurant and Catering while enjoying a healthy snack and cup of hot chocolate. This
series occurs during October through February.