Request a HEART Peer Program
Certified HEART Peer Educators are available to facilitate the programs described below.
You may request any of these programs for your student organization, residence hall, or class.
Please complete our program request form.
A QUICK NOTE ABOUT REQUESTS: Peer-Facilitated Programs are scheduled during the semester and require two weeks' notice to coordinate with student peer educators. Please be mindful of when requests are submitted - dates within the first two weeks of the semester and right after mid-semester breaks are difficult times to schedule and we may not be able to meet your request. We appreciate your understanding.
HEART Peer Programs are also held throughout the semester and qualify for STARS credit. Check out our OwlConnect page for dates and times!
Drinking alcohol is common among college students, and this program is designed to help students explore why they choose to (or not to) drink. Through a series of games and activities, students will learn about ways to keep themselves and their fellow Owls safe when alcohol is in the mix!
Building a Safer Nest: Addressing Sexual Assault & Harassment
Sexual assault and harassment have received increased national attention over the past few years - but it can still be a confusing topic, with lots of misconceptions. This 60-minute workshop will cover the realities - how and why violence happens - as well as some things we can do to create a safer campus community. Facilitators will offer space to analyze real world examples and discuss ways to effect change in our own lives.
Cultivating Healthy Sexuality
College years often serve as a time for identity exploration. This workshop covers a holistic view of the role sexuality plays in our lived experiences. Participants will explore ways to cultivate healthy sexuality, identify barriers of discussing sex and sexuality, and strategies for effective communication.
Give a Hoot: Owls Speak Up
Give a Hoot provides students with the resources, skills, and confidence to step in when they find themselves in a risky or challenging situation. Students will explore what types of actions are appropriate for more and less urgent situations and, importantly, ways that students can look out for one another. This program covers topics like mental health, body image, alcohol/drug use, sexual health and sexual assault.
Healthy Owls Jeopardy
Navigating information around nutrition, physical fitness, and sleep can be challenging. In this interactive game of Jeopardy, we will address nutrition myths and misconceptions, sleep, physical fitness, and nutrition facts, and discuss campus resources that can help us continue to be healthy owls.
This program empowers students to reframe how they think about stress by debunking stress myths, talking about resilience, and making a self-care plan for those really stressful times of the semester (talking to you midterms...). This is your go-to stress reduction program on campus!
This program explores origins of mental health stigma, how students can identify and support friends who may be struggling, and how each individual can be an agent of change in reducing stigma. Help cultivate a community that cares.
Play a fun game of Jeopardy that provides information about sexual health myths, STI/STD facts, and healthy sexuality. This program encourages comfort and openness when talking about healthy sexuality in a judgement free environment.
Happiness in personal relationships can help us cope with challenges easier, feel less stressed, and even improve our physical health! This 60-minute workshop will offer participants strategies for cultivating relationships that make them happy. Facilitators will offer simple ways to infuse wellness in communication and problem-solving.
Don’t see what you’re looking for? If you give us at least 4 weeks’ notice and a detailed description in the request form (above), we may be able to accommodate a custom program to suit your needs.
Please remember that Peer-Facilitated Programs are scheduled during the semester and require two weeks' notice to coordinate with student peer educators. Please be mindful of when requests are submitted - dates within the first two weeks of the semester and right after mid-semester breaks are difficult times to schedule and we may not be able to meet your request. We appreciate your understanding.