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Welcome to the Health and Wellness Programs (HWP), where we are dedicated to elevating the well-being of our students and creating a campus community that thrives on holistic wellness!
Our mission is for you to own your story and journey throughout your time here as a student.
At HWP, we understand your experience here is unique to you. Everyone will make their own decisions when it comes to their collegiate experience and we are here alongside you to make the best out of it. When we realize that wellness is multidimensional, we can truly focus on making ourselves whole. HWP is here to offer to be your co-navigators with you on your journey across the eight dimensions of wellness:
Our inclusive, cross-departmental events and initiatives–both digitally and in-person–are designed to engage every member of our diverse campus, fostering connections and promoting holistic well-being. By breaking down barriers, we create a space where all can come together to share experiences and insights. Join us in shaping a campus where everyone is informed, supported, and empowered to prioritize personal and community wellness.
Our dedicated Peer Health Advocates (PHAs) also play a pivotal role in promoting wellness within the Gallaudet community. They are student paraprofessionals who serve as student health and wellness researchers. As students themselves, they understand the unique challenges you may face and are tasked with finding and disseminating relevant resources for all to engage with and benefit from to ensure all tools needed for a successful and fulfilling college experience.
By deciding to attend Gallaudet it is clear that you intend to get an education so you can advance further in your life professionally, or maybe you want to deepen your knowledge on a certain subject. Most likely you are attending Gallaudet University because you...
Food insecurity is a nationwide issue, and it affects college students as well. Many students, both at Gallaudet and colleges/universities across the country, experience hunger or skip meals because they cannot afford enough to eat. Located at Ely 122, this new and improved Food...
To learn more about Health and Wellness events and programs, to partner with us, or to suggest other programming, please contact us.
The Health and Wellness Programs is available to provide education, information, and support on health related topics. You can also refer to Student Health Services, the Counseling and Psychological Services, the Title IX Team or any other relevant department or organization.
Health and Wellness Programs’ staff are mandated reporters. Any information shared with us that may indicate a threat to oneself/another, child abuse, or sexual misconduct will be reported to the appropriate unit on campus. We share additional information with others strictly on a need to know basis.
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