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Wellness


The Student Health Services (SHS) Wellness Center offers a holistic approach to the patient-centered Medical Home model that encourages FIU students to engage in healthy lifestyle practices and become advocates of his or her health decisions. Trained staff offer consultations, workshops and programs on a variety of topics, including stress management, nutrition, sleep management, sexual health, and preventative/self-care issues. Services encompass the 7 dimensions of wellness – physical, intellectual, occupational, emotional, social, spiritual and environmental. Consultations with the Wellness Center team help students make responsible health choices, while navigating through the college environment. FIU students are encouraged to access free services at the Wellness Center, located on Modesto Maidique and Biscayne Bay Campuses.


Personal Consultations – Got questions? One-on-one confidential consultations are available with a Health Educator in the following areas:

  • Wellness
  • Sexual Health
  • Nutrition Basics
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Fitness
  • Asthma
  • Stress Management
  • Sleep Hygiene

Wellness Events – Home of the “Wellness Expo” and “Sex Carnival”, the Wellness Center organizes monthly and annual programs promoting the health of FIU students. Refer to the calendar of events for dates and times updated on the Student Health Services website.


Presentations - Available for classes and organizations, the Wellness Center can assist with providing education on the following topics:

  • Preventative Health
  • Substance Use and Abuse
  • Sexual Health
  • Nutrition and Fitness
  • Orientation to Wellness
  • Stress Management

Dietitian Consultations – Schedule an appointment with Wellness Center’s Registered Dietitian for weight management, meal planning, sports nutrition, chronic disease management through diet, and achieving great health at any size.

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HIV Counseling and Testing – Confidential oral testing by a certified counselor with results given in 20 minutes. No blood draw involved. Call the Wellness Center for an appointment.


Sexual Health – Wellness Center creates a comfortable environment encouraging students to be sexually responsible. Free access to condoms, female condoms, water-based lubricants, and dental dams is made available to students on both campus locations.