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The Student Health and Counseling Center wants YOUR help to build a healthier Fresno State. To learn more about opportunities to get involved and how to apply, click the links below. 

Peer Ambassadors of Wellness

The Peer Ambassador of Wellness (PAW) program offers students a hands-on experience promoting the health of our Fresno State students. PAWs serve as advocates for health and wellness, developing and implementing programs, presentations and activities focused on a variety of topics including: stress, anxiety, depression, nutrition, physical activity and safety. Students interested in applying for the PAW program must make a one-year commitment and volunteer approximately 5 hours per week during the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.  

The application deadline has passed for the 2017-18 academic year. Please check back during the Spring 2018 semester for more information. 

Student Health Advisory Committee 

The Student Health Advisory Committee’s mission is to: REPRESENT campus community voice in issues related to health and wellness; SERVE as a bridge between the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) and the campus community; and PROVIDE recommendations regarding the operation and services of the SHCC. 

Students interested in joining SHAC for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters, must submit an application by Friday, June 2nd to be considered. Apply at:

Students Applying Must: 

  • Make a one-year commitment to their involvement with the program.
  • Serve an average of 2-5 hours per month.
  • Maintain a semester GPA of 2.0 throughout the application process and 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Attend mandatory monthly meetings.

Important Dates: 

Topic Date
Application Deadline Friday, June 2, 2017
Interviews Month of June 2017
Applicants Notified Week of July 10, 2017

For more information please contact SHAC Advisor, Melissa Norris at or 559.278.1023.