Services Provided by the Wellness Center
Community Programs and Outreach
The Wellness Center provides health promotion and disease prevention activities throughout the FIU community:
- Workshops and presentations on topics such as:
- Preventive Health
- Substance Use and Abuse
- Sexual Health
- Nutrition and Fitness
- Orientation to Wellness
- Stress Management
- Theme-based activities such as Sexual Responsibility Week, Men's Health Week, Breast Cancer Awareness, Health Fairs, etc.
- Joint programming and events with other university departments and services.
- Sponsorship and advisement of student clubs and organizations.
- Internship opportunities for academic programs.
One of the oldest Chinese medical traditions used for the treatment of weight loss, headache, lower back pain, menstrual cramps, fibromyalgia and carpal tunnel syndrome. Acupuncture is now available at the Wellness Center every Friday by appointment.
The Wellness Center provides individual consultations and information in the areas of lifestyle management, stress reduction, smoking cessation, nutrition, weight management, sexual health and risk reduction, as well as referrals to other university and community services.
Free HIV Testing
Anonymous and confidential HIV Counseling and Testing is available on both campuses free of charge. Please call for details on dates and times.
Find out how fit you are by participating in our computerized fitness assessment. This assessment measures an individual's body composition (body fat percent), cardiovascular endurance, blood pressure, weight, heart rate, flexibility and bicep strength. Your results are printed out in graph form with recommendations included. An appointment is required. The assessment lasts approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour long.
Many studies show that massage not only helps with relaxation, but it can also improve your overall health. Massage appointments with a licensed massage therapist are available at the Wellness Center at both campuses for a nominal fee. Refer to our calendar of events for our schedule.
Mind/Body Conditioning Classes
Relax your mind and body with our Mind/Conditioning workshops offered throughout the week with meditation.
Volunteer Information and Internship Opportunities
Various opportunities are available to students in health related fields to study. If you would like to intern with us, please contact the Wellness Center.