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GatorWell Health Promotion Services...Health Education for the Gator Nation

As health education leaders at the University of Florida, GatorWell uses health promotion strategies to educate UF students about health and wellness topics relevant to the college experience. These strategies include health-related individual services, programming, advocacy and assessment. Students can meet with a health educator for the following one-on-one services: HIV Testing, Quit Tobacco and Wellness Coaching for Academic Success, as well as, request health presentations and tabling outreach. Large-scale outreach programs include a traveling Health Hut, health communication campaigns, the STRIVE peer education group and residential outreach. Our advocacy efforts include campus health policy development and acting as a regular credible source for local news agencies. GatorWell collaborates with numerous campus and community stakeholders and leaders to carry out our mission to support student wellness and academic success. Be Well. Do Well. GatorWell.

Learn about the History of GatorWell on pages 67-74 of the UF Division of Student Affairs History Book.

Vision Statement

GatorWell Health Promotion Services endeavors to enhance quality of life by promoting wellness and fostering a vibrant campus community for student success.

Mission Statement

GatorWell Health Promotion Services educates, empowers, and coaches students to make healthy decisions, and provides leadership and advocacy for health-enhancing policy. Be Well. Do Well. GatorWell.

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