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Health Promotion and Wellness

The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness at Lewis & Clark College encourages students to be mindful and self-responsible in all areas of wellness. A student’s ability to persist through four years of Lewis & Clark and develop into a contributing member of the larger community is dependent upon their ability to remain well physically, psychologically, and spiritually. The Health Promotion and Wellness office is dedicated to a holistic approach in supporting the needs of students in their pursuit of creating and maintaining healthy, well-balanced lifestyles.


“Think About It” Course

 “Think About It prepares new college students for the unique challenges and responsibilities of college life. Focusing on minimizing risks associated with alcohol, drugs, and sexual violence, Think About It takes a harm-reduction approach that resonates with students and results in a healthy campus culture.  

All incoming L&C First Year Students and Transfer Students are required to complete this course. 


Student Health 101

Ever wonder what other college students do to stay healthy? Need some real-life advice about a particular health issue?

Student Health 101 is a monthly online magazine promoting better health among the nation’s college students.

Using multimedia tools written and presented by actual college students across the country, this useful resource provides videos, articles, and tips for how to stay healthy while in school. Learn about ways to avoid getting the flu, cope with the stress of finals, develop healthier relationships, and many other health topics.

Student Health 101 also provides a General Health Guide, an A-Z resource on many health-related topics.

Student Health 101 for Parents

Parents can also stay informed about the health issues college students face with while on campus. With articles and tools that provide in-depth perspectives on student health, Student Health 101: The Parent Perspective helps parents stay actively engaged in their college students’ health and wellness.

Want to receive The Parent Perspective every month? Follow the directions in the newsletter to register and receive a free e-mail subscription.

Helpful Links

Campus Safety

Community Health Updates

Counseling Service

Student Rights and Responsibilities 

Student Health Insurance

Student Health Service

Student Life

Student Life Briefing Book