Get Involved

Become an Agent for Change

Health Promotion and Prevention Services (HPPS) offers numerous opportunities for students to get involved in fostering a healthy campus culture. Learn more about each opportunity below:

Healthy Campus Peer Agents Internship

Healthy Campus Peer Agents work to enhance the health of Binghamton University students through a variety evidence-based health promotion initiatives. Peer Agents promote greater well-being by working with peers to increase awareness of wellness resources on campus, provide support, and encourage responsible decision-making.

Peer Agents are role models and liaisons that connect their peers to health and wellness resources on and off campus. Peer Agents focus on the following wellness topics:

Duration of the internship: 1 academic year (Fall & Spring semester). Internship opportunities for the upcoming academic year are posted in March and candicates are selected by May. 

Credits Earned: 4 Credits ( 2 in the Fall and 2 in the Spring). Students must attend a 2-hour weekly seminar class in conjunction with completing 60 hours of outreach each semester.

For more information about HPPS internship opportunities email hpps@binghamton.edu

HPPS Graduate Assistantships

  • Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
  • General Health Education
  • Mental Health Education
  • Interpersonal Violence Prevention

For more information about HPPS graduate assistantship opportunities email hpps@binghamton.edu. 

Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

SHAC is a group of students and representatives of select student services offices who, in an advisory capacity, provide assistance to the University's Vice Preident for Student Affairs. Issues appropriate for the committee's review include types of services, accessibility, educational needs and programs, quality assurance and campus outreach efforts. If interested in becoming involved contact Mark Rice at the University Counseling Center at merice@binghamton.edu.

Student Association Groups

There are dozens of Student Association (SA) groups which serve as social outlets for students interested in all aspects of health and wellness. Whether you are interested in physical fitness, mindfulness, nutrition, etc. there is sure to be an SA group right for you. Check out CampusGroups on B-Engaged for a comprehensive list of health focussed SA groups.