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Get Involved with LWC

Students are at the center of our work and support all our programming from development to implementation. The Longhorn Wellness Center offers several opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students to get involved in campus health promotion, including through participation in our peer education programs, student organizations and various leadership opportunities. Check out the options below to learn more and find the right fit for you!

Longhorn Wellness Center Programs

Longhorn Wellness Peer Educators

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Longhorn Wellness Peer Educators

Longhorn Wellness Peer Educators participate in a three-semester course, provide interactive and educational outreach activities and develop initiatives that positively impact students’ health. New peer educators are recruited each February and March for the following school year.

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UT Body Project

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UT Body Project

The UT Body Project is designed to help female-identifying college students resist cultural pressures to conform to the appearance-ideal standard of female beauty, reduce their pursuit of unrealistic bodies and empower them to create and affirm positive body image. The groups are fun, empowering and highly interactive. Recruitment for the group occurs at the beginning of each semester.

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Longhorn SHARE Project

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Longhorn SHARE Project

The Longhorn SHARE Project is a mental health and social connection-focused peer support program. SHARE Support Specialists facilitate private supportive conversations, storytelling and processing circles and SHARE Communities around a variety of topics, co-creating intentional, judgment-free spaces to share validation, coping strategies, growth and authentic connection.

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Voices Against Violence Student Org

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Voices Against Violence Student Org

The Voices Against Violence (VAV) student org is dedicated to promoting a campus culture of consent and healthy relationships. VAV hosts events, activities and conversations around interpersonal violence prevention. Students can join at any time and membership is open to any enrolled UT Austin student.

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Mental Health Ambassadors Program

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Mental Health Ambassadors Program

The Mental Health Ambassadors Program (MHAP) trains members of student organizations on campus to facilitate conversations and activities around mental health and wellness in their organizations. Ambassadors will receive training on topics such as mental health promotion, resilience and domains of emotional well-being. Applications for the MHAP are available every fall semester.

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Healthy Student Org Program (HSOP)

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Healthy Student Org Program (HSOP)

The Healthy Student Organization Program helps registered or sponsored student groups lay the foundation for having a healthy, thriving, engaged student group. Email HSOP@austin.utexas.edu and start adding health promoting, enjoyable activities to your meetings, philanthropies and social gatherings. Join anytime during the school year.

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LWC Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant Positions

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LWC Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant Positions

Student and Graduate Assistant positions provide support for general Longhorn Wellness Center (LWC) outreach programming including the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and interventions. To see openings and apply, search Handshake for positions listed on our website.

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Contact Us

If you have about any questions about the above opportunities, please reach out to us via email.




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