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The mission of the HCC is to provide exceptional, inclusive, integrated health care. We promote student success and wellness through education, advocacy and outreach to the University of Denver community.

Success Through Wellness


Clothesline Project

Shirt Decorating will take place on March 23 and March 30 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Nelson Private Dining Room
Shirts will be displayed throughout April in the Library Atrium Circle and the Driscoll Bridge The Clothesline Project is dedicated to addressing the issue of violence against women. Participants are encouraged to express their emotions by decorating a shirt, which are then hung on a clothesline to be viewed by others as a visual art gallery to share the stories of hurt, resiliency, and hope.

April 15th: Denim Day

As a symbol of protest against harmful attitudes about sexual assault, we encourage all members of our community to wear denim on this day.

April 21st: Keynote Presentation - Jackson Katz

7:00 pm Davis Auditorium
Please join us for an evening with Dr. Jackson Katz, one of America's leading anti-sexist male activists. An educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy.

April 30th: Consent Carnival

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Driscoll Green
The Consent Carnival includes snacks, prizes, entertainment, and music, with games and activities focusing on educating the campus community on the importance of obtaining consent in the context of intimate relationships. It also will help students learn and practice the art of how to ask for and how to give consent in their relationships.


H.Y.P.E. Internship Program

The HealthY Peer Empowerment Internship Program is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year!

The HealthY Peer Empowerment (HYPE) Internship Program is a select group of student leaders who act as peer educators and promote the health of the DU campus community. HYPE is sponsored by Health and Counseling Center’s Health Promotion Office. HYPE Interns plan and implement education and outreach programs on a variety of pertinent health topics. These health issues include:

  • Sexual Health Education
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • Stress and Self-Care

HYPE takes the approach that students can help educate and empower other students. As college students, we often turn to our friends for advice about tough personal issues like alcohol use, stress, social and relationship problems, and sex health. Peer education serves as an outlet for students to get the info they need from a well trusted source - their peers.

To apply, please visit Applications are due Monday, April 6 at 12:00 pm.

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