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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



Health Promotion will offer the following services virtually during the spring 2021 semester:

  • Wellness Coaching - To request an appointment with a Wellness Coach please complete this short intake form:
  • Peer Health Educator Conversations - Our trained Peer Health Educators are available to provide support to you throughout the spring semester.  Although we are unable to open our Student Wellness Center for in-person visits at this time, students should feel free to complete this intake form in order to be matched with a PHE for a one-on-one conversation: 
  • 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  or 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.  
  • Follow the PHE’s on Instagram to stay current on all of our programs, services, and offerings:


Sample of Fall 2019 programs