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 Peer Educator @ IUPUI! Peer Educators are student leaders that help to encourage other students to make responsible and healthy choices regarding different health and wellness topics. Click here for the Peer Educator Overview Sheet.

Topics include:

Alcohol Awareness

Sexual Assault Prevention

Sexual Health

Depression/Anxiety

Nutrition & Eating Healthy

Suicide Prevention

Body Image/Eating Disorders

Fitness & Physical Activity

Sleep Health

Stress Management


Advantages to Becoming a Peer Educator
  • Leadership development
  • Interact with other students on campus
  • Learn new skills
  • National certification for resume
Application

Click here for the Peer Educator Application.

Peer Educator Course

Students have an opportunity to earn academic credits (between 1 and 3 per semester) for serving in their role as Peer Educators. The course – PSY-B422 – is offered through the Psychology department and is open to all undergraduate majors. Interested students are required to submit a Peer Educator application, be accepted, and commit to serve as a Peer Educator for one academic year.

Want More Information?

Contact the Coordinator of Health & Wellness Initiatives:

Emily Werner, MS
Coordinator of Health & Wellness Initiatives
Campus Center, Suite 350
wernere@iupui.edu
317-274-WELL (9355)