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.
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:
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.
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.
Read the descriptions on this page and decide which program is right for you.
Make sure you include your contact information.
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.
Please collaborate with others and advertise your program to attract attendees and ensure participation.
You must pick up your kit and equipment from Health Promotion (114 Student Union) on your confirmed pick-up date.
Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
You must return your kit and equipment to Health Promotion (114 Student Union) within three business days after your pick-up date.
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Check out this list of suggested stress-relief events — perfect for Resident Advisors and student organizations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The DIY Stress Relief Survival Workshop Kit is designed to be presented by student leaders or course instructors. The focus of the program is to educate students about the basics of understanding stress and providing some easy-to-use tools for managing stress.
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.