Health Advocates

Health Advocates are students who live in campus residence halls, apartments and fraternity and sorority houses. They help fellow students with health questions and concerns. They can connect you with campus resources and provide health items like cough drops or condoms.

Health Advocates

How to Contact Us

sanem006@umn.edu
Julie Sanem, Health Advocate advisor

Become a Health Advocate

We are now recruiting Health Advocates for the 2018-2019 school year. Get more information and apply today

Health Advocates must:

  • Move in early for training
  • Attend class every Tuesday from 2:45 pm to 4:45 pm during the school year
  • Live in the residence in which they are a Health Advocate
  • Serve the full academic year 
  • Apply by the August deadline for the upcoming academic year (we recommend applying early because Health Advocates are selected on a rolling basis)

 Benefits to becoming an HA

  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Earn two credits each semester through the School of Public Health.
  • Gain leadership experience
  • Enhance resume or graduate school application
  • Learn about college student health issues
  • Be an agent of change in the lives of fellow students

Questions

Where do Health Advocates live?

17th Avenue Hall (4)
Bailey Hall (4)
Centennial Hall (4)
Comstock Hall (4)
Frontier Hall (4)
Keeler (2)
Middlebrook Hall (3)
Sanford Hall (4)
Territorial Hall (4)
Wilkins Hall (2)
Yudof Hall (2)
Argyle House (off-campus) (1)
Dinnaken House (filled for 2017–2018)
Radius (filled for 2017–2018)
University Village (filled for 2017–2018)

Most fraternity and sorority houses also have Health Advocates. 

Still have questions?