Get Involved

Get Involved


Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

SHAC is a student-based organization that advices the Senior Vice President of Planning, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (PEMSA) and the Executive Director of Student Health & Counseling Services on issues from a student’s perspective; covering such topics as accessibility, hours of operation, scope of services, student fees, quality of care and satisfaction..

SHAC members have the opportunity to gain and enhance leadership skills and may receive a letter of recommendation when they have finished their time of service. SHAC also does events that help educate students about health and is interested in getting feedback from students about the Health Center and its services.

SHAC welcomes students from all majors – anyone is welcome to join! If you are interested, you can contact the SHAC at [email protected] or the Health & Wellness Promotion Department at 278-5422.

Peer Health Educator (PHE) Internship Program

Student Health & Counseling Services offers the Peer Health Educator internship program, a year-long academic and hands-on learning program. Peer Health Educators (PHEs) actively promote health and wellness at Sac State, with the opportunity to work in one or more of the following areas:

    • Active Minds (Mental Health)
    • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
    • Healthy Relationships
    • Nutrition

The PHE internship provides students with an opportunity to:

  1. become a BACCHUS Certified Peer Educator
  2. receive training in a variety of health and wellness topics
  3. earn academic units
  4. build leadership and communication skills
  5. explore careers related to health and wellness
  6. work with a team to build skills in planning and implementing educational programs, special events, publicity and public relations
  7. have fun!

The application period for the 2016-17 PHE Program is now CLOSED.  To be notified when the 2017-18 application is posted in March 2017, click here to complete the interest form.

Who do I call if I have questions or need more information?

Contact Reva Wittenberg at [email protected] or 916-278-2036.

Feel free to contact any of the Health Education Department Program Managers at 278-5422.

For medical or psychiatric emergencies, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest hospital.