Center For Health Education And Promotion

Welcome

 
 
 
 
The Elsie S. Shenk Center for Health Education and Promotion provides lifestyle education programs, hosts awareness events, and information tables, and provides educational resources to students on a wide collection of topics including alcohol and other drugs, body image, dating violence, domestic violence, healthy relationships, safer sex, sexual assault, stalking, and stress.  Students are trained as peer educators to reach out to the campus community and provide individuals with important information on the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle, resources and services available at Millersville University, and how to safely make the most out of their college experience. 

 

*FALL 2020 UPDATE ON OFFICE ACTIVITY* 

The Center for Health Education and Promotion will be open for business Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Please schedule an appointment to enter the office with our administrative staff via phone: 717-871-4141 or email: chep@millersville.edu

Events and activities will be updated via CHEP, Get Involved, and social media. All details and questions regarding programs will be answered by staff through email or phone correspondence at this time. 

For any further updates regarding the University's response to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit Millersville's official coronavirus webpage.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Dimensions Of Wellness

Achieving Optimal Wellness during less optimal times.  It is important to achieve optimal wellness in order to subdue stress, reduce the risk of illness and ensure positive interactions. Understanding the 8 dimensions of wellness will lead you into the right direction of improving your well-being.

Keeping Marauders Safe By Properly Wearing The Mask

Millersville University’s top priority is ensuring the health and safety of our campus and Lancaster community.  Proper wear of the mask is vital in protecting against and limiting the spread of COVID-19.

To learn more

  • Request a Peer Education Program
     

    To request a peer education program, please complete the online request form by clicking on the yellow box (request a program) below.

    When requesting a program:

    • Please provide us with a minimum of 2 weeks notice.
    • We do not present programs on Wednesday evenings between 9pm and 10:30pm due to staff meetings.
    • After requesting a program, expect to receive an email response (from Center for Health Education and Promotion) within 3 business days (with the exception of holidays and breaks) indicating that your request was received.
    • You will receive a program confirmation via email within a business week (with the exception of holidays and breaks) after requesting the program unless noted otherwise by the student manager.
    • Please respond to the email confirmation within 3 days indicating that everything is set for the program.

    Tel: 717-871-4141

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  • Report an Incident of Sexual Misconduct
     

    Click on the image below to report an incident of sexual misconduct to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards.

    Report a case of sexual misconduct

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • Sexual Violence Resources
     

    There are numerous resources available on and off campus for victims of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. 

    Sexual Violence Webpage

    Sexual Misconduct Resource Card

     
     
     
  • Free Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence/Dating Violence Advocacy Services
     

    The YWCA has a sexual assault advocate on campus every Monday from 10am-6pm in the Cumberland House.  Students can call 717-869-5013 or e-mail WeHearYou@ywcalancaster.org to schedule an appointment.

    24-Hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 717-392-7273

    Domestic Violence Services has an advocate on campus every Thursday afternoon from 1-4pm in the Cumberland House.  Students can call 717-299-1249 or e-mail MUAdvocate@caplanc.org to schedule an appointment.

     
    For other questions, please call 717-871-4141.
     
     
  • CHEP is a member of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at MU
     

    Student Affairs and Enrollment Management: www.millersville.edu/studentaffairs