Health Promotion


Have you finished Alcohol Edu and Haven?

#YourUMBCUHS #WelcomeRetrievers

Welcome New Retrievers!!!


We are so excited to have all of our new students joining our UMBC Community this year. Over the summer you should have completed Alcohol Edu and/or Haven. If you haven't, there is still time!

First time undergraduate and transfer students complete Alcohol Edu + Haven
First graduate students complete Haven ONLY

If you can't find the email with the link or you need help, contact Samantha Smith (samsmith@umbc.edu). 

Stop by the Office of Health Promotion any time this week for a give-a-way and resources!!


Peer Health Education Program Requests

#UMBCPeerHealth #YourUMBCUHS

Welcome back Retrievers!


The Office of Health Promotion is happy to welcome our students back to campus. Our Peer Health Educators are prepared to come and work with you all. 

REQUEST US!!! 

2017-2018 Peer Health Request Form

We look forward to meeting with all of you this year!!

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Condom Art Contest: Enter Now!

Will be displayed and voted on April 24, 2017

Put your creativity to the test and enter your team into our Condom Art Contest!


CONTEST INFORMATION:
* Each team must be up to 5. Only 10 teams total will be accepted on a first come first serve basis
* Each team will receive a bag of 200 condoms to use in their art project. 

To enter the contest, please contact Samantha Smith at samsmith@umbc.edu with your team member information. 

Teams will be expected to bring their final projects to our event on Monday, April 24th from 7-9 pm in The Commons Sports Zone. Drop off by 6:45 pm. Students will have the opportunity to view all 10 projects and vote on their favorite one. Teams that come in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will receive prizes and everyone will receive participation prizes.

Here are some ideas to get you started.

Rules:
1) Teams can only use the condoms given - cannot add or purchase more.
2) Teams may use additional materials like glue, tape or other adhesive, and can use cardboard or paper as well. 
3) Teams cannot use paint or glitter.
4) No more than 25% of the visible portion of the project can be non-condom material. 

For questions regarding the contest rules, contact Sheila Suarez at ssuarez1@umbc.edu

Event is sponsored by The Health Promotions office  

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Condom Art Contest: Enter Now!

Will be displayed and voted on April 24, 2017

Put your creativity to the test and enter your team into our Condom Art Contest!


CONTEST INFORMATION:
* Each team must be up to 5. Only 10 teams total will be accepted on a first come first serve basis
* Each team will receive a bag of 200 condoms to use in their art project. 

To enter the contest, please contact Samantha Smith at samsmith@umbc.edu with your team member information. 

Teams will be expected to bring their final projects to our event on Monday, April 24th from 7-9 pm in The Commons Sports Zone. Drop off by 6:45 pm. Students will have the opportunity to view all 10 projects and vote on their favorite one. Teams that come in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will receive prizes and everyone will receive participation prizes.

Here are some ideas to get you started.

Rules:
1) Teams can only use the condoms given - cannot add or purchase more.
2) Teams may use additional materials like glue, tape or other adhesive, and can use cardboard or paper as well. 
3) Teams cannot use paint or glitter.
4) No more than 25% of the visible portion of the project can be non-condom material. 

For questions regarding the contest rules, contact Sheila Suarez at ssuarez1@umbc.edu

Event is sponsored by The Health Promotions office  

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Apply to be a Peer Health Educator!

Educate peers about sexual health, drugs, alcohol & more!

Are You Interested In...
  • Becoming more involved on campus? 
  • Educating your peers about sexual health, alcohol, drugs, stress, nutrition & other health 
  • Enhancing your public speaking skills?
  • Assisting with health education/promotion events on campus? 
  • Meeting new people, working on a team and having fun?
If this sounds like you, then apply to become a Peer Health Educator with University Health Services! 

If you are interested, please click the download link for the PDF document found on this page. All applications must be turned in to the Health Promotion Office on the ground floor of Erickson Hall opposite of UHS.

The deadline to apply is April 21, 2017! After a review of applications, qualified students will be called in for an interview. Thanks for your interest!

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