Programs We Offer

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Therapy DogStress Less!

Ever walk through the Mahog during mid-terms? The stress levels are toxic! Come hear about why we’re all so burned out – and surprisingly, why some stress can be good for you. We point out some evil time stealers (your enemies!) that are common on campus, and cover signs that your stress level may be getting out of control. You'll leave armed with ideas on how to manage your precious time and the best ways to avoid a total stress meltdown.

The Bar Exam

If you choose to party, you want to have a good time, right? Trust us - DUI's, assaults, and alcohol poisonings are not a good time. We’ll bring the red solo cups, challenge some common misperceptions, and show you some ways to keep in the green zone if you or your friends choose to drink!

Freshman Survival Guide

Let's be real – the first two months of school for freshmen can be a little crazy...stressful...overwhelming...s.w.e.e.t. Peer Educators share some tips on how to adjust to campus life cause we've all been there. We'll cover ways to...cope with homesickness, manage stress & time, navigate the social scene, and keep wellness a priority despite the many demands of college life.

S.w.e.e.t. Dreams

How can we get enough sleep in the 24/7 college world we live in? We’ll share why adequate sleep is crucial (not *optional*) for wellness and academic success. See how you score on our sleep quiz, get some tips on getting good sleep despite living in a loud/hot/cold/distracting/super fun residence hall, and take home a free s.w.e.e.t. sleep mask!

Canine Help SHU?Canine Help SHU?

Taking time out for self care helps us  deal with the stress of college life. And what’s better than fluffy, puppy self care? Our therapy dogs make regular visits to campus, but we’re happy to schedule them to come to your floor, team, department, etc. Just ask!

Stand by SHU

Have you ever had a moment when your gut told you to do something, to step up, to help someone in trouble, but you didn't know how? As students at SHU, we have the opportunity to step up and intervene in situations every day. Learn specific intervention skills to boost your confidence and motivation to be a proactive bystander – because SHU is a place where we look out for each other!

Speed Friending

Did you know that the people we surround ourselves with influence our success, decision making, and level wellness? Or that positive relationships are a great way to support good mental health? S.w.e.e.t.s can organize a speed friending event for your residence hall or campus group – it’s a fun and low key way to meet new people and work on those smooth social skills...


This ongoing colloquia series provides an opportunity for students to have real, honest, thoughtful conversations about sex. Look for our most popular event,” Ask the Sexpert!” in the spring. The content of this program is 100% created by the questions submitted by SHU students!