COVID-19: Health Promotion Updates and Resources

How is Health Promotion and Education supporting the campus community during this time?

HPE is continuing to engage students virtually in a variety of ways. Details for the following events and more can be found on the Virtual Events & Resources page via the Division for Student Affairs:


  • Hidden Brain - Boredom
    • You might be feeling it right now; you might be feeling it every day. Bored in class, bored at work, bored everywhere. But why do we find boredom so unbearable? One thing’s for sure - this episode won’t bore you!
    • 4PM Session
    • 6PM Session


  •  TED Radio Hour - How We Love
    • This episode answers the age old question of: what is love? How can it bring people together? In this episode, we try to uncover the unknown about human connection and building relationships
    • Date: Thursday, April 16
    •  4pm Session
    •  6pm Session


  • Nike Trained -  “How the Tiniest Habits Lead to the Biggest Changes”
    • To be the best version of yourself, all you need to do is make small, sustainable changes. At least that’s what behavior scientist, director of the Stanford Behavior Design Lab, and best-selling author of “Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything,” BJ Fogg says. On today’s episode, Ryan sits down with BJ and digs into his research, case studies, and approach to changing behavior, uncovering how BJ’s Tiny Habits Method can improve everything from your training routine to overall happiness.
    • Date: Thursday, April 23
    • 4pm Session
    • 6pm Session
  • Oprah Super Soul Conversations - “Oprah and Michelle Obama: Your Life in Focus”
    • As a part of WW Presents “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus,” Grammy-winner, New York Times best-selling author and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama sits down with Oprah in front of a live audience in Brooklyn, New York. Michelle Obama discusses her memoir, “Becoming,” which held the #1 spot on the New York Times best-seller list for 58 weeks.
    • Date: Thursday, April 16
    • 4pm Session
    • 6pm Session

Grab your popcorn and put your PJs on for a Netflix Watch Party! You'll have the option to chat with your fellow GW students about all the funniest and cringe-worthy moments as you watch too!

  • Always Be My Maybe | Romantic Comedy
    • Date: Thursday, April 9
    • Time:
    • 8:00 PM (movie starts at 8:05PM sharp)
    • Please register for this event on Engage.
  • John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid | Stand-up Comedy
    • Date: Friday, April 17
    • 8:00 PM (movei starts at 8:05pm sharp)
    • Please register for this event on Engage

  • Extraction | Action/Thriller
    • Date: Friday, April 24
    • 8:00 PM (movie starts at 8:05 PM sharp)
    • Please register for this event on Engage.



Anxiety Toolbox is a workshop designed to increase your understanding of anxiety and provide you with the skills to recognize and manage your anxiety symptoms.

  • Section F: Tuesdays (4:00pm-4:50pm)
  • Section G: Thursdays (12:00pm-12:50pm)

    • Session 1: April 2, 2020

    • Session 2: April 9, 2020

    • Session 3: April 16, 2020

    • Join Us on WebEx 

  • Section H: Thursdays (4:00pm-4:50pm) 

    • Session 1: April 2, 2020 

    • Session 2: April 9, 2020 

    • Session 3: April 16, 2020

    • Join Us on WebEx 

  • Section I: Fridays (12:00pm-12:50pm)

    • Session 1: April 3, 2020 

    • Session 2: April 10, 2020 

    • Session 3: April 17, 2020

    • Join Us on WebEx 

  • Section J: Wednesday (1:00pm -1:50pm)

    • Session 1: April 22, 2020

    • Session 2: April 29, 2020 

    • Session 3: May 6, 2020

    • Join Us on WebEx  

  • Section K: Thursdays (12:00pm -12:50pm)

    • Session 1: April 23, 2020

    • Session 2: April 30, 2020 

    • Session 3: May 7, 2020 

    • Join Us on WebEx

Have questions about sex? Sexual or reproductive health? Relationships?  Come to Sex After Dark to get all of your burning questions answered about all of these and more with our panel of Sexperts and Medical Professionals!

Join Health Promotion and Education for a night of Sex Jeopardy. Learn about sexual health and compete with your friends!

Chalk-In(stagram) is a virtual take on a GW tradition that provides the GW community an opportunity to celebrate art, relax, and relieve stress before finals. On Tuesday, April 28, check out Student Life on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook (@studentlifeatgw) to engage your creative side, celebrate art, tune in to live art tutorials, and more! Plus, you can share your own art, tag Student Life, and use #ChalkInstagram for a chance to be featured on the Instagram story!

Additionally, check out Student Life on Twitter for #RaiseUpToday, a series of daily Tweets to help you engage your holistic well-being.