Health Promotion Services
I Thrive @ Stanford



Who may use these services: Stanford students.

The cost of most services are covered without charge for students who have paid the Campus Health Service Fee. Students who have not paid the Campus Health Service Fee will be charged for each service.

Live Healthy, Live Happy

That's the Stanford student credo. I Thrive @ Stanford is about helping
students achieve and enjoy a healthy quality of life on campus.

  • A high level of intellectual ability enhanced by the creativity, curiosity and concentration that supports academic success
  • Fulfilling relationships
  • A strong sense of self 
  • Living well in a  safe, caring, healthy campus community where all students can thrive

Courses, Programs & Services

Our professional staff offer many wellness opportunities to Stanford students. We see students in individual consultations, engage in academic coursework, and conduct educational workshops and seminars through the following programs:

Get involved! Join a health-related student group or create an individualized wellness project that matches your personal interests.

Individual Consultations

We offer health coaching and advise students who have specific concerns. We provide one or two appointments that focus on education and referral to other resources, when appropriate. Medical records are not kept. See the individual program pages above for specific information.

Academic Coursework and Internships

Many of our programs offer Stanford students the opportunity to become interns and peer counselors. This may require the completion of specific coursework, for example:

  • ATH 196: Happiness
  • Education 193A: Peer Counseling all quarters
  • PEDS 106/206: The Pursuit of Health and Happiness
  • Peds 105 Health Promotion and the Campus Culture spring quarter

Please see the program pages above for details.

Students have developed HumBio internship projects and other departmental internship projects, that focus on student health, working as an intern within a I Thrive program. Please contact for more information.

Educational Workshops & Seminars

We provides speakers, programs and workshops for student residences, community centers and student organizations. Programs are tailored to the needs of the groups.  Sample topics include the following:

  • Body Image and Eating Concerns
  • Breast Health
  • Great Communication Tips
  • Dating and Domestic Violence
  • Gender Roles and Stereotypes
  • Healthy Living and Wellness
  • HIV Prevention
  • Multicultural Health Issues
  • Nutrition
  • Relationships
  • Safer Sex
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress Management and Meditation

Contact for more information.

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HPS Information & Appointments

(650) 723-0821

HPS Hours & Location

HPS Staff

Related Resources

Vaden Virtual Health Library

Useful Websites