Get Involved

Improving the health and wellness of our campus community and creating an environment that supports individuals and groups in pursuit of their optimal potential is a challenging endeavor. Each of us - students, faculty and staff - can play a role in helping Binghamton University become the healthiest campus!

Student Involvement Opportunities

Campus Recreation Program Advisory Board

year-long, no credit

Provide suggestions to the Department of Campus Recreational Services (CRS) for program planning, operations and initiatives, and assist in developing the highest possible quality of life to meet the diverse needs of our University community. For more information, email

Healthy Campus Peer Agents

Heighten fellow students' awareness and understanding of health issues that directly affect their lives, such as alcohol and other drugs, tobacco use, social life, HIV/AIDs, sexuality, self-esteem, peer pressure, relationships and healthy decision-making. Learn more and apply!

Student Health Advisory Committee

year-long, no credit

Enhance the health and wellness programs available to students through the Decker Student Health Services Center by advising about issues not limited to: types of services, accessibility and educational needs/programs, quality assurance and campus outreach efforts. Students interested in joining should contact Health and Counseling Director, Chris Downey at

Group Fitness Internship

spring semester only, 90 hours, 3 credits

Train, certify and hire students to teach group fitness classes. Internship will include information on the essentials of exercise, basic anatomy and kinesiology, nutrition, body composition, injury prevention, cueing and choreography. Find Campus Rec employment opportunities here.

Personal Training Internship

fall semester only, 120 hours, 4 credits

Train, certify and hire students to become personal trainers. Internship will include information in various aspects of health, fitness and exercise programming. Find Campus Rec employment opportunities here.

Nutrition and Fitness Internship

2-4 credits

Function as a peer educator to fellow Binghamton students through service-learning projects, research and outreach to the greater Binghamton community. Topics include nutrition, fitness, body image and eating disorders. For more information, email Sarah Thompson or Lisa Hrehor.