Events & Workshops

Everyone is welcome to participate in our free workshops and events! Please note, RSVP may be recommended for some workshops. For disability and accessibility accommodations please contact us at hpw@sfsu.edu.

REQUEST A WORKSHOPIf you would like to request one of our workshops for your class or student org, please see our full list of offerings and submit a request form.

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Upcoming Events

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Food+Shelter+Success

This event aims to raise awareness about student hunger and homelessness and connect the campus community to resources. Stop by this to learn more about basic needs and engage in games, art, and giveaways.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 21 from 11 AM- 2 PM
Location: Quad

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Great American Smoke Out

In support of the American Cancer Society, Health Promotion & Wellness will be hosting the annual Great American Smoke Out, which encourages and offers support to those who smoke to make a plan to quit smoking, to reduce the amount of smoking they do, or to quit smoking on the day of the event. Fun activities and free tacos will be provided on a first come first served basis.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 21 from 11 AM- 2 PM
Location: Quad

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Cooking Class: Flexible Meal Prep

Join us as we cook, eat & learn together! This free hands-on cooking class will teach basic cooking skills using budget-friendly ingredients to prep a quick and healthy meal. Groups are welcome. Registration is recommended, as space is limited. Walk-ins will be placed on a waitlist (first-come, first-serve) and welcomed to join the class if spots become available

Date & Time: Thursday, November 21 from 5- 6:30 PM
Location: Burk Hall 406
RSVP Now!

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Cooking Class: Creative Leftovers

Join us as we cook, eat & learn together! This free hands-on cooking class will teach basic cooking skills using budget-friendly ingredients to prep a quick and healthy meal. Groups are welcome. Registration is recommended, as space is limited. Walk-ins will be placed on a waitlist (first-come, first-serve) and welcomed to join the class if spots become available

Date & Time: Monday, December 2 from 4- 5:30 PM
Location: Burk Hall 406
RSVP: Check back soon

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STI Testing Van

You can get tested for free for chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, and HIV. Look out for the SF AIDS Foundation Testing Van!

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 3 from 12- 4 PM
Location: In front of Student Services Building

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Ambassador Info Session #3

Want to get more involved on campus? Gain new skills? Love health & wellness? Join Health Promotion & Wellness’ Ambassador Program! Learn more at an information session

Date & Time: Thursday, December 12 from 2- 2:30 PM
Location: HPW Office

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Upcoming Workshops

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Zzz to A's: Healthy Sleep Habits

Learn the benefits of quality sleep and develop personal goals for increasing optimal sleep.

Date & Time: Monday, December 2 from 2- 3 PM
Location: Burk Hall 229

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Self-Care for Resilience

Explores various self-care strategies to utilize on a daily basis to promote positive mental health and manage stress

Date & Time: Wednesday, December 4 from 2- 3 PM
Location: Burk Hall 229

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Ongoing Programs

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CalFresh Help Clinic 

Do you need help paying for food? Visit the CalFresh Help Clinic to see if you qualify for CalFresh, a program that gives you money each month to buy groceries. You can meet with one of our CalFresh Navi-Gators to learn more about the program, start your online application, and connect with free food resources on campus.

Drop-in Hours: Monday- Thursday from 11 AM- 3 PM (ends on 12/5 for Fall 2019)
Location: Health Promotion & Wellness office 

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Zen Den

Feeling sleepy during the day? Commuting long distances or dealing with housing insecurity? Need a place to nap on campus? Drop into the Zen Den to catch a nap in a space conductive to sleep! Nap stations and sleep kits provided.

Date and Time: Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:45- 3:15 PM (until 11/20)
Location: Student Health Services Conference Room

Date and Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6- 8 AM (until 11/21)
Location: Mashouf Wellness Center Classroom

Stress Less Week Hours (12/2-12/5):

Monday- Thursday from 6-10 AM in Mashouf Wellness Center Classroom
Monday- Thursday from 1:30-3:30 PM in Student Health Services Conference Room
 

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CalFresh Assistance @ Gator Groceries and Farmer's Market

Stop by the AS Food Pantry on Monday’s and the Food Cupboard on Wednesday or Thursday to pick up FREE food for the week. While you're there, look out for the CalFresh Help table. Stop by to meet with a CalFresh Navi-Gator to learn more about CalFresh a program that gives qualified applicants money to buy food. You can see if you qualify and start your application that day!

Food Pantry Date & Time: Mondays from 12:30- 3 PM
CalFresh Assistance Date & Time: Mondays from 12:30- 2:30 PM
Location: The Annex

The Cupboard Date & Time: Wednesdays & Thursdays from 1- 6 PM
Location: Cesar Chavez Student Center, Bottom Level

Farmer's Market Date & Time: Thursdays from 10- 3 PM
CalFresh Assistance Date & Time: Thursdays from 10 AM- 12 PM
Location: In front of Humanities Building

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Nutrition Clinic

Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Danielle Lundstrom, is available for free private appointments. Visit our Nutrition Clinic page for more information.

Date & Time: 
Every Tuesday from 8:30 AM- 12:30 PM  (by appointment only)
Every Wednesday from 12:45- 4:45 PM  (by appointment only)

Location: Student Health Services

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Therapy Animals

Take time out of your busy scheduled to pet one of our visiting therapy animals!

Therapy Dogs Date & Time: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 12- 1 PM
Therapy Cat Date & Time: 2nd Wednesday from 12- 1 PM

Location: For locations, visit our Therapy Animals page

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Tea Time Out

Tea Time Out is a program that emphasizes taking time out of one’s day to relax.  Tea benefits include stress relief, relaxation, boosts immune system and increases intellectual activity.

Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 12:45- 1:45 PM
Location: Quad

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Condom Caboose

Choo Choo! The Condom Caboose is your plug for a variety of free lube, condoms, dental dams & condom education. #SexyAtSFState

Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 2:30- 3:30 PM
Location:
Malcolm X Plaza (11/19)
Outside of Student Services Building (12/3)

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Self-Care Station

Self-Care Station is a program where one can learn and practice self-care strategies including aromatherapy, painting rocks, anti-stress coloring, practicing gratitude, self-care contracts, creating zines, plus more!

Date & Time: Every Wednesday from 12:45- 1:45 PM
Location: Quad

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#FoodSecure @ SFState

Stop by our #FoodSecure @ SF State table to learn more about FREE food resources on campus and to get free swag (while supplies last).

Date & Time: Every Wednesday from 12- 1 PM

Location: 
First Thursday of the Month – In front of Humanities
Second Thursday of the Month- In front of Library
Third Thursday of the Month – By Science Building
Fourth Thursday of the Month - Near Quad

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Storytelling Thursday

Storytelling Thursday is a community listening project where volunteers listen to people sharing stories of hope and inspiration!

Date & Time: 1st & 3rd Thursdays from 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Location: Between the Library and Admin buildings

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Cooking Demo @ the Farmer's Market

Join us for cooking demonstrations featuring simple, healthy and budget-friendly recipes using local fruits and veggies! Learn how to prepare it, try a free sample, and take a recipe card to try it at home!

Date & Time: Check back in Spring 2020 for upcoming dates
Location: Between Humanities & Fine Arts Building

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Gator Grub Alert Download Sessions

Stop by the Gator Grub Alert community download table to learn more about free food resources on campus and get assistance downloading SF State’s free food notification, Gator Grub Alert. Download the app and get a FREE snack!

Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 3- 4 PM

Location: 
First Thursday of the Month – In front of Humanities
Second Thursday of the Month- In front of Library
Third Thursday of the Month – By Science Building
Fourth Thursday of the Month - Near Quad

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Turn Up! for Art Night

Want to show off your artistic skills? Love painting but don’t have the materials to do so? Join Health Promotion & Wellness for our monthly Art Night. Light snacks, drinks, and art materials will be provided.

Date & Time: Thursday, December 5 from 8- 11 PM
Location: Towers Conference Center

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