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PLEASE NOTE: Fall undergraduate courses will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

All events on Grounds are cancelled until at least August 15.

Peer Health Educators

About Us

HooKnewThe Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are a diverse group of 45 UVA students trained to educate their classmates about college health and wellness issues in a positive, interactive, fun, and nonjudgmental manner.

Comprehensive training prepares the PHEs to provide confidential patient education sessions; facilitate dynamic outreach programs; encourage physical, mental, and spiritual health; create informative awareness events; and promote community support to create a healthy culture.


Programs and Events

Programming and Grounds-wide events for your dorm, classroom, Greek, or student organization along with one-on-one health consultations. Click on the links below for more information.


Get Involved

If you would like to learn more about mental wellness, sexuality, alcohol, and other college-health issues, would like to be part of an effort to raise awareness of these issues on Grounds, and have the interest and the time to devote to being a PHE, we welcome your contribution to the program and encourage you to apply.