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About HPaW

Department Purpose

Health Promotion and Wellness (HPaW) is the primary provider of health education, prevention, and harm reduction services related to wellness, alcohol, and other drug issues for Northwestern University students. HPaW operates within an Eight Dimensions of Wellness model to provide holistic support for students and guidance for the campus community.


HPaW envisions a campus environment in which all students can thrive.


The mission of HPaW is to create and support a health-promoting campus through advocacy, intentional collaboration, collective impact, and programs and services.