Request a Health-Related Workshop

The Student Wellness team offers a variety of workshops to help you learn and feel your best at UB and beyond. Available both in facilitated and DIY formats.


Who Are These Programs For?

Our DIY (do-it-yourself) workshops and materials including everything you need for a successful educational program. These kits are perfect for you to use with:

  • Student clubs and organizations
  • Residence halls
  • Classrooms

Available for Free to All Students, Faculty and Staff

Health Promotion DIY Workshops allow any student, faculty or staff to present a variety of wellness topics to groups on their own. Each kit includes most of the resources and materials you will need to facilitate the workshops (typically a workshop outline, supplies and evaluations). Or, you can use our materials to supplement a workshop that you’ve developed.

How to Request a Program

Step 1. Plan Ahead

All programs require at least two weeks advance notice. Please note that you are responsible for providing any required presentation equipment on-site (e.g., a computer, audio/speakers, projector and screen); if you cannot provide the equipment, please let us know.

Step 2. Review the Available Programs

Read the descriptions on this page and decide which program is right for you.

Step 3: Fill Out the Request Form

Make sure you include your contact information.

Step 4. We Will Contact You to Confirm

When your request is received, we will contact you to coordinate details and confirm the date for your program. Your request is not confirmed until you are contacted by one of our staff members.

Step 5. Promote Your Program

Please collaborate with others and advertise your program to attract attendees and ensure participation.

Step 6. Pick Up Your Materials

You must pick up your kit and equipment from Health Promotion (114 Student Union) on your confirmed pick-up date.

Pick-Up Hours

Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Step 7. Return Your Materials

You must return your kit and equipment to Health Promotion (114 Student Union) within three business days after your pick-up date.

Drop-Off Hours

Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On This Page:

DIY Stress Relief Event

Check out this list of suggested stress-relief events — perfect for Resident Advisors and student organizations.

Condom Requests

If you would like to distribute condoms at an event, please contact Health Services to help you plan the event. We have male and female condoms, lubricant and dental dams available.

Workshop Topics and Descriptions

Alcohol and Other Drugs

DIY Alcohol Education Program

Discuss expectations when going out, share biological differences between men and women when it comes to drinking, define alcohol poisoning and how to help someone who is experiencing it, and offer alcohol risk-reduction tips. Designed to be presented by student leaders or course instructors.

DIY Alcohol Education: BAC Card Box

Teach students about alcohol harm reduction in an impactful, personal way. Use these BAC (blood alcohol content) cards to help students estimate the number of drinks that they can consume to stay more in control when they drink, based on their biological sex and weight. Designed to be presented by student leaders or UB staff.

Sexual Health

Sex in the Elevator Kit

This kit, which allows you to run your own program, includes a list of questions that you can ask, plus giveaways, condoms, lubricant, pamphlets about STIs and Health Services informational cards.

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

DIY Telling Our Story: Sexual Assault Resource Training

This kit is designed for RAs, AAs and CAs to provide for their residents, especially during the first six weeks of school. It includes a DVD of the play Telling Our Story (which shares the real experiences of college students around a sexual assault), as well as a facilitation guide, handouts and evaluations. Designed to be presented by RAs, AAs and CAs.

DIY These Hands Don't Hurt: Non-Violence Pledge Kit

Take a stand in your residence hall, community building or club office and create your own These Hands Don't Hurt banner. This kit helps students understand the impact of college violence, and lets them take the pledge of non-violence by adding their handprints to a banner. Designed to be presented by student leaders.


DIY Movie Night

Each kit includes a film, popcorn and discussion questions designed to promote lively conversation. A great way for students to learn more about their classmates and fellow residents. New films are added each semester, so check with Health Promotion for the most up-to-date selection. Designed to be presented by student leaders, including RAs, AAs and CAs.


DIY Stress Survivor

The DIY Stress Reduction Program Kit was developed for use by student leaders or course instructors. The kit educates students about the basics of stress and provides some easy-to-use tools for managing it. The kit includes handouts, campus stress relief event calendars, a power point presentation on stress relief with guided meditation practices, and an aromatherapy lotion.  We can also provide you with giveaways, like stress balls or phone wallets, for your program.  Please write a detailed description of your program and what you are looking for in the “comments” box of the so we can best serve you.

DIY Workshop Request Form

Your Information

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Program Information


Requested Pick-up Date

Note:  normal office hours Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

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Need Help with Your Request?

Health Promotion

Student Life

University at Buffalo
114 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2837; Fax: (716) 645-6234