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Health Promotion

Department of Health Promotion

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The Department of Health Promotion makes information available on a wide range of health topics and is committed to providing resources that will help individuals within the Skidmore community to make responsible choices on topics such as:

Department of Health Promotion

  • sexuality
  • alcohol and other drugs
  • nutrition
  • stress management
  • relationships
  • eating disorders
  • body image



We are excited to announce that the Student Wellness Center will be reopening for in-person visits on September 13, 2021.  Hours will be 11am - 5pm Monday - Friday with extended hours through 9pm on Wednesdays.  We will also be open on Sunday evenings from 6pm - 9pm.  Please stay tuned for the therapy dog schedule.

Health Promotion will continue to offer the following services virtually at the start of the Fall 2021 semester and whenever the College is operating under Status Level Yellow or Red.  We will reevaluate frequently with a goal of providing in-person services when possible.

  • Wellness Coaching - To request an appointment with a Wellness Coach please complete this short intake form: 
  • Victim Advocacy Services - To schedule an appointment with a Victim Advocate, please reach out directly to one of our Advocates.  You can reach Jen McDonald at, Kim Golemboski at and Wendy Walker at
  • BASICS gives students the opportunity to explore their relationship with alcohol and/or other drugs and develop strategies for minimizing risk in a non-judgmental environment.   Please contact Wendy Walker ( for information about scheduling a remote BASICS session.  

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Sample of Fall 2019 programs