Peer Wellness Ambassadors

Health Promotion and Advocacy and the Center for Survivor Support offer Peer Wellness Ambassador training for peers interested in educating the greater campus community.

Education Topics Include:

  • substance misuse
  • mental health
  • healthy relationships
  • sex education
  • violence prevention
  • stress/time management
  • nutrition
  • sleep
  • overall wellness
  • public health initiatives (COVID-19)

PWAs gain valuable experience by designing, coordinating, and conducting a variety of health education programs for other university students. Students from any major(s) are welcome to participate in the program. Peers are expected to attend weekly meetings throughout the semester and volunteer 10 hours per semester with the office.

Past Events Include:

  • Take Back the Night
  • The Clothesline Project
  • Influenza Vaccine Awareness
  • World Aids Day programming
  • Midterm and Finals Stress Relief Programming
  • A New State of Mind
  • Save Your Beers for Another Day
  • Respect Your Boo
  • Sex Ed Trivia
  • Condom Bingo,
  • Button making,
  • Condom kit packing

Mission Statement: Ball State University Peer Wellness Ambassadors promote health and wellness education by actively striving to empower fellow students, facilitating informed decision making, encouraging health and safety, and providing a destigmatized environment for self-improvement.

Vision Statement: Briding the health (in)equity gap with evidence-based education to build a connected, intersectional, and inclusive community.

Interested in Getting Involved?

The Peer Wellness Ambassadors will be accepting applications Spring 2022. 

Peer Wellness Ambassadors Interest Form

Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher to apply.

After completing an application, students will be contacted to schedule an interview time. Questions? Contact or call 765-285-3773.