Center For Health Education And Promotion


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. 



The CHEP office will be open for business and can be contacted via email at starting March 30th until the end of the spring semester. Please refer to our Staff tab and Contact Us information at the bottom of the page should you have any questions about remote activity and assistance for the remainder of the semester. All details regarding the online engagement of our programs and staff agency will be answered through email 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 717-871-4141 or e-mail to schedule an appointment.

    Domestic Violence Services has an advocate on campus every Tuesday afternoon from 1-4pm in the Cumberland House.  Students can call 717-871-4141 or e-mail to schedule an appointment.

  • CHEP is a member of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at MU

    Student Affairs and Enrollment Management: