Health & Wellness Promotion

Peer Educators
Become a Peer Educator!

Interested in Health & Wellness? Want to get involved on campus? Want to become a Student Leader?

Apply to become a Health and Wellness Peer Educator! Peer Educators are student leaders that help to encourage other students to make responsible and healthy choices regarding different health and wellness topics. Check out the Peer Educator description here.

Outreach

Health and Wellness Peer Educators assist with program planning and outreach events such as the JagFit! program and monthly testing events.

Teamwork

Health and Wellness Peer Educators not only get involved on campus and have fun but learn transferrable skills such as communication and teamwork.

Leadership Development

Health and Wellness Peer Educators also have the opportunity to attend regional and national leadership conferences.

Advantages to Becoming a Peer Educator

  • Leadership development
  • Interact with other students on campus
  • Learn transferrable skills
  • National certification 
Application

Click here for the Peer Educator Application. Spring recruitment occurs during March. Fall recruitment occurs during October.

Training

There are two opportunities to complete the training to become an official Peer Educator:

  1. PBHL S240 Peer Health Education and Leadership 
    • Academic Course through the School of Public Heatlh
    • 16 week for 3 credits
    • Offered during both the fall, spring and summer semesters
  2. Health and Wellness Promotion Leader Academy 
    • Hybrid/Online training 
    • 10 weeks (not for academic credit)
    • Offered during the summer semester
Want More Information?

Shawnte' Elbert, MA, MCHES, TTS
Director of Health & Wellness Initiatives
Campus Center, Room 350
melbert@iupui.edu 
317-274-4204