Nutrition and Body Image

Decker Student Health Services Center

The Decker Student Health Services Center  provides currently registered Binghamton University students with primary care of acute illness and injury, health education, women's health services (including birth control), travel medicine, immunizations, HIV testing, psychiatric consultation and laboratory services. All students are eligible to visit and all services are confidential.




Nutrition consultations are available to students, faculty and staff free of charge. The sessions are designed to help people obtain peak mental and physical performance through attention to their nutrition.




The Eating Awareness Committee is comprised of professional staff, faculty and students from departments across campus. Its mission is to provide education, outreach and resources to both campus and community as it relates to body image, eating disorders, nutrition and fitness.



Fit University

Fit University is a Student Association-chartered club that strives to promote healthy living through educational programming, tabling, speakers and presentations.



Health and Wellness

The department of Health and Wellness Studies is strongly committed to teaching the practical skills and behaviors of healthy living. A variety of health, nutrition and activity courses are offered each semester. Professional staff in the department can refer students to appropriate services both on and off campus.



Internship in Health and Wellness

Internships are available in Health and Wellness Studies in the area of nutrition, fitness and other wellness-related topics.




A new program from Binghamton University's Dining Services by Sodexo, Mindful delivers satisfying portions that are not only delicious, but also meet a wide array of specific nutrition guidelines that control the level of calories, fat, cholesterol and sodium while maximizing the amount of fiber and other essential nutrients.


Nutritional Services

Campus Rec offers a variety of nutritional services including Nutrition Check-Up, Special Diet Session, Nutrition Tracker and follow-up visits.



University Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center provides comprehensive preventive and clinical services. Its goal is to enhance the psychological well-being of undergraduate and graduate students so they can take full advantage of the educational opportunities at the University.




VINES (Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, Inc) is a community organization committed to developing a sustainable and just community food system.  They do this by bringing together diverse groups of people, with a  focus on youth development, to establish community gardens, urban agriculture and community green space.


Weight Watchers at Work

An on-campus support group for men and women looking to lose weight. Meetings typically last for 45 minutes, including a confidential weigh-in followed by a 30-minute meeting/discussion. For more information, contact Kathleen Jesse at 607-777-2899 or via e-mail.