What We Do

HPaW Roads to Wellness

Department Purpose

Health Promotion and Wellness, a unit of the NU Health Service, is the primary provider of health promotion, education, and prevention programs and services on alcohol, other drug, and wellness issues for Northwestern University students. 

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Mission Statement

The mission of Health Promotion and Wellness is to educate and empower students to make healthy decisions that enhance individual success and community well-being. To fulfill this mission, Health Promotion and Wellness will utilize evidence-informed and innovative strategies to:

  • foster a campus environment that supports healthy behaviors and reduces harmful behaviors.
  • engage diverse campus and community stakeholders in collaborative efforts to identify and promote healthy norms and clear expectations.
  • develop students' knowledge, attitudes and skills within relevant content areas