Peer Programs

Sexual Health, Power-Based Violence, Stress and Mental Health, and Drug Use       

“With the University Health Center’s Peer Education Program undergraduate students earn credit to educate the campus community about wellnesss through one of four specific lenses (substance use, sexual health, mental health and wellness, or power-based violence. Peers have opportunities to turn their innovative ideas into action.”

Click here to learn more about how to become a peer educator (Peer Educator Programs)

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“Peer Advocates assist members of the UMD community (both in-person and via the crisis cell) that have been impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and other CARE related issues. Peer Advocates are required to commit to one academic year (fall and spring) with the office as well as attend a weekly class (PEER 318). Students will be awarded 3 credits for both the fall and spring semester.”

Click here for more information on how to become a CARE peer advocate (CARE Peer Advocate)