Find and Request Wellness Programs

The Center for Wellness Promotion is dedicated to educating students and to providing information regarding a wide variety of health issues.If you would like to have someone from the department come to your location (residence hall, community, class, etc.) to give a presentation, facilitate a discussion table or provide health education materials, please complete the form provided below. Completing the form completely will expedite the process.

All program solicitations MUST be submitted by filling out a online Program Request Form at least 2 weeks in advance.


FINANCIAL WELLNESS 

Budgeting for Financial Success* (45 mins)
 
What should I look for in a bank?  What are the ins and outs of a checking account?  What do I need to consider when setting up a montly budget?  How can I track and adjust my spending?  We'll address these questions and more in a 45 minute interactive presentation.  
*This presentation is only available at the following times due to the schedule of the presenter.
 Monday9:00am - 12:00pm4:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday9:00am-12:00pm2:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursday9:00am - 12:00pm7:00pm - 9:00pm 
 
 
Credit:  Facts and Myths* (45 mins)
 
Should I get a credit card?  How do credit scores work?  What does building credit mean and how can I do it?  How can I begin to fix bad credit?  We'll address these questions and more in a ~45 minute interactive presentation.
*This presentation is only available at the following times due to the schedule of the presenter.
 Monday: 9:00am - 12:00pm, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-12:00pm, 2:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 12:00pm, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
 

COLLEGIATE RECOVERY

Recovery 101 (30 mins or 60 mins)
Interactive Presentation

Objectives:
•  Students will be able to accurately define "substance use disorder".
•  Students will be able to accurately define what "recovery" means.
•  Students will learn about a resource on campus that helps aid those who suffer from a substance use disorder.
•  Students will gain understanding of what services are available through the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC).
•  Students will be able to identify what an "ally" is for the CRC and know how to get involved.


ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & DRUGS 

Savvy Niners (Formerly "1 Drink, 2 Drinks...") (60 mins)
 
An interactive program which will enable students to get a broad understanding of alcohol, its use at UNC Charlotte and how to: 
• Utilize safer drinking practices
• Identify and respond to an alcohol emergency
• Talk to a friend they are concerned about
 
Myth Busters - Perceptions vs. Reality (60 mins)
 
This program uses Turning Points (interactive audience polling tool) to address common misperceptions among college students related to substance use (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs).  Students will learn basic information about each substance, its prevalence on UNC Charlotte's campus, and how the misrepresentation of "campus norms" can contribute to the use of each substance.
 
HAZE: The Movie (60-90 mins)
 
Less than one month after arriving at the University of Colorado, Gordie Bailey was found dead of a hazing-related alcohol overdose.  His death was entirely preventable.  HAZE is the most comprehensive feature documentary addressing alcohol abuse and hazing on college campuses.
**Film duration is 36 minutes and will be followed by a facilitated discussion and optional activity (pending time availability).


SEXUAL HEALTH

Sex: What's Your Position? (60 mins)

What is sex? What are STIs and how can you prevent them?  What birth control is right for you?  Get these answers, and many more, in this fun and candid program.
•  Presentation format


INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION TRAININGS

Interpersonal Violence Prevention Training and Education is currently unavailable for requests, but please check back for updates.


GENERAL WELLNESS

Wellness Jeopardy (60 mins)

General Wellness: Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, Sleep, Stress, Time Management, Sex, Bystander Intervention, Healthy Relationships and Consent.
•  Typical jeopardy game which enables students to get a broad understanding of general wellness topics.


DIET & NUTRITION

Presented by Student Health Dietitian Katie Powers (45 mins)
MyPlate: Healthy Eating
Fad Diets  
    •  Nutrition presentations focus on healthy eating for short term and long term health and healthy weight.  The presentation can be customized to meet the needs of your specific group if adequate notification is given.
    •  Presentation format

*Customized Nutrition Programs on a variety of topics are available upon request

All program solicitations MUST be submitted by filling out a online Program Request Form.