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.

If you would like to request one of our workshops or activities for your class or student organization, please see our full list of offerings and submit a request form.

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Upcoming Events and Workshops

Come join Health Promotion & Wellness for the first Gator Fest Student Employee Mixer! If you work on campus, please come by to get to know your fellow peers and learn about their roles on campus! If not, still come by to hang out with us and learn about other students positions on campus. We will have snacks, activities, and prizes! Gator Fest Student Mixer

The event is free, but please RSVP for this event.

 

Date: Sept. 30th, 1 PM - 2 PM

Location: West Campus Green

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations, please contact Kim Nguyen at kimn@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Come join us for lunch time tea! Our “Tea Time Out” pop ups highlight tea as an alternative to coffee and less caffeine while having stress relieving benefits. Learn about healthy sleep habits, on campus resources and how you need sleep to get A's! Our team will be rotating different tea experiences, so be sure to check us out throughout the semester. 

 

Date: October 4th, 10 AM to 12 PM

Locations: Outside Student Services Building 

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. Please contact Vincent Lam at vlam@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

From condoms, to birth control, to STI testing, there are many safer sex options for people to choose from. This workshop provides an overview of these safer sex practices and talks about the different resources available to students here at SF State.

 

Date: October 4th, 4 PM to 5 PM

Location: Zoom

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. For questions or to request reasonable accommodations, please email Taylor Davies at tdavies1@sfsu.edu

Visit the mobile testing van parked in front of the Student Services Building for free STI testing, brought to you by Health Promotion & Wellness and the UCSF Alliance Health Project

It is recommended students wear a mask when inside the van or interacting with AHP or HPW staff

 

Wednesdays from 12 PM – 3 PM

Outside of Student Services Building

Dates:

Oct. 5th

Oct. 26th

Nov. 30th

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. For questions or to request reasonable accommodations, please email Taylor Davies at tdavies1@sfsu.edu

Learn what healthy boundaries look like, how to set your own, how to be more aware of your partner(s)’ potential boundaries, and how to include boundaries in navigating consent for healthier relationships.

 

Date: October 5th, 12:30 PM to 2 PM PST

Location: Zoom
 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations, please email Denmark Diaz at denmarkd@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Join Health Promotion & Wellness in a celebration of our annual Fun Fest event! Learn about the various health and wellness resources available to you, and a chance to win great prizes!

 

Date: Oct. 6th, 11 AM to 2 PM

Location: Malcolm X Plaza and the SF State Quad

 

Health Promotion & Wellness welcomes persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations for this event, please contact Mina Hernandez at mhernandez1@sfsu.edu

The HPW Condom Cart provides students with access to FREE safer sex supplies, such as condoms, lube, and dental dams!

 

Date: Oct. 10th, 1 PM - 2 PM

Location: In Front of the Gymnasium 

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. For questions or to request reasonable accommodations, please email Taylor Davies at tdavies1@sfsu.edu

Stressed?!? Whether you’re anticipating a stressful semester, need some helpful strategies or just a community space to reflect on these topics, sign up for this workshop! We’ll explore various self-care strategies to utilize on a daily basis to promote positive mental health and manage stress. Participants will engage in different self-care strategies and develop personal goals to manage stress. 

 

Date: Oct. 11th, 4 PM - 5 PM

Location: Zoom

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. Please contact Vincent Lam at vlam@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Learn the basics of safer alcohol use and the many protective behaviors people can take to avoid a hangover. We will cover standard drink sizes and how to continue to have fun in safer ways.

 

Date: October 12th, 6 PM to 7 PM

HYBRID

Online RSVP:  https://bit.ly/ATOD101

In-Person Location: Health Promotion & Wellness Office

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations, please contact Elizabeth Gandara at egandara@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Come learn how to prepare simple meals/snacks using items from this week’s AS Gator Groceries box! Try a free sample and grab copies of the recipe cards to make the meals/snacks for yourself at home. Plus, learn about other free food and nutrition resources available on campus.

*Students interested in picking up a Gator Groceries box should reserve their box online ahead of time 

 

Date: Oct. 13th, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Malcolm X Plaza

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations, please contact Danielle Lundstrom at dlundstrom@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Description:

What is trust? How do you know you have it? What is it like when you lose it? Come learn how trust is built, what breaks it, and the steps to start repairing it.

 

Date: October 14th, 10:30 AM to12 PM PST

HYBRID

In-Person Location: Health Promotion & Wellness Office

What do you do when someone says "no" to you? Being told "no" can bring up a lot of uncomfortable feelings. In this workshop, we'll explore how to get unstuck when we receive a “no” and practice skills on how to move forward that respects someone else’s boundaries.
 

Date: October 21st, 12:30 PM to 2 PM PST

Location: Zoom

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations, please email Denmark Diaz at denmarkd@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

These Self Care Station pop ups highlight that self-care is not a luxury, but a way to check in with oneself and promote positive mental health. Learn various self-care strategies including self-reflection, practicing gratitude, engaging our different senses (i.e. aromatherapy) and accessing campus resources. Our team will be rotating different activities, so be sure to stop by each time! 

 

Wednesdays from 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Dates and locations:

October 12th - SF State Quad

November 30th - Near J. Paul Leonard Library and the SF State Quad

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. Please contact Vincent Lam at vlam@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Therapy Animals visit campus and aim to build community through stress-relieving activities, and raise awareness of mental health and wellness resources on campus. Come by, take a break and pet some stress away during your lunch hour!

 

Thursdays from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  PST

Dates and locations:

September 22nd - Near Student Services Building

October 6th - SF State Quad (HPW Fun Fest)

October 20th - Near Student Services Building

November 3rd - SF State Quad

November 17th - Near J. Paul Leonard Library

December 8th - Near J. Paul Leonard Library

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. Please contact Vincent Lam at vlam@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Weekly Programs
 

Hosted by Health Promotion & Wellness, in collaboration with Campus Recreation and the Division of Equity & Community Inclusion

 

Join us as we build a community dedicated to your health, wellness, and academic success!

We'll explore what it’s like to be a Man Of Color in college today, discuss ways to foster strong relationships, and practice how to stay connected to all your networks of support. Hang out and meet new friends in this space for Men Of Color by Men Of Color.

 

WHO: Men of Color students attending San Francisco State

WHAT: Step Outside the Box: Men of Color health promotion series

WHEN: We'll meet for four Tuesdays on October 18 & 25, November 1 & 8, 2022; 12-1:40PM PST

 

FREE lunch + Get up to $100 in e-gift cards for completing the series!

Space is limited, please sign-up with your San Francisco State email address by Friday, October 14th.

 

We welcome persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations, please email Denmark Diaz at denmarkd@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so your request may be reviewed.

Do you have any questions about CalFresh? Interested in learning if you may be eligible for monthly grocery benefits? Book an appointment with a CalFresh Navigator to find out more information and apply. We can help gather documents, discuss student exemptions, walk you through the application and help with any post-application questions!

Fall 2022 Virtual CalFresh Application Assistance hours are coming back in October 2022!

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

Clinic Hours:

  • Tuesdays: 8 am- 12 pm
  • Wednesdays 1- 5 pm

Location: Virtual appointments

HPW offers free in-person grab-and-go wellness resources and kits. This includes safer sex supplies, menstrual supplies, Food+Shelter+Success personal care and laundry kits, sleep kits, self-care kits, art kits, and more! Stop by during open hours.

Date & Time: Mondays- Fridays from 8:30 am- 3:30 pm

Location: Health Promotion & Wellness office

Stop by AS Gator Groceries and pick up a box of free groceries! 

For most up to date information and to find out what the pantry is giving out this week, follow @as_farmersmarket_sfsu on Instagram.

Gator Groceries Date & Time: 

Date & Time:

  • Wednesdays & Thursdays from 1-5pm (reservations only)
  • Fridays 12-2pm (walk in, no reservations needed)

Location: Cesar Chavez Student Center Rec and Dining Level (bottom floor)

Contact: foodpantry@asi.sfsu.edu if you have any questions

Free Food in Your Area

To find free food in your area visit your local food bank or enter your zip code in the foodfinder.