Peer Education

Team CHAOS

Team CHAOS is The University of Tampa's peer education program. CHAOS stands for Creating Healthy Alternatives and Options for Students. This highly trained group of students presents information regarding the topics of alcohol and other drugs, tobacco education, sexual health, body image, women’s issues, diversity and wellness (financial management, stress, career preparation, etc.). Past programs include Club CHAOS, The Vagina Monologues and educational quizzes at Thursday Night Treats.

Team CHAOS is a member of The BACCHUS Network™, which is a university and community-based network focusing on comprehensive health and safety initiatives. Interested students can contact the organization at teamchaos@ut.edu.

Live Well UT Initiatives

Live Well UT welcomes any students, faculty and staff member looking to help make a difference on campus. Current or future professionals in a health-related field are especially encouraged to join. Email Charlotte Petonic for more information.

Live Well UT Initiatives

Active Minds – This group works to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses, educates students on mental health issues and advocates to reduce related stigma.

Better Together – This student group's mission is to promote understanding and respect for diverse spiritual and nonspiritual beliefs by means of dialogue, education, advocacy and service.

Breathe Easy UT  – This organization provides education on tobacco cessation opportunities, smoking policy education and is working towards establishing Breathe Easy Zones or designated smoking areas on campus which provide for most of campus to be smoke free. Find out more about UT's smoking policy: Smoking Policy (PDF). In addition, one-on-one appointments are available with a tobacco cessation specialist.

DisJointed – This student-driven initiative educates UT on the legal and health effects of marijuana use.

FOODS – Focusing On Optimal Dietetics for Students (FOODS) is designed for students by students to generate an awareness of the impact of food on overall health.

Mirror Image – Mirror image seeks to empower UT students to maintain positive body esteem based on recognition of what they can and cannot control in regard to size and shape.

Rx Factor – This is a prescription drug abuse awareness, safety and education program.

Red Flag Campaign – Red Flag provides healthy relationship education for students, promoting a by-stander intervention model: If you see a red flag, say something.

SASS (Safe and Sexy Spartans) – SASS focuses on assessing current student knowledge and needs and providing accurate and appropriate information relating to contraceptive use, sexually transmitted infections and social norms.  

SEAC (Student Environmental Action Coalition) - SEAC aims to take action on and off campus in improving our community's impact on the environment. Through this process our members gain hands-on experience with making change, working with local businesses and networking with other students.

Watch Your BAC – Watch Your BAC provides an alcohol abuse reduction program focusing on educating students on blood alcohol concentration, correct drink equivalent education and moderation techniques.

Balance UT: Mind Body Spirit (formerly Yoga and Meditation) – Yoga and meditation classes aimed to support the holistic health and wellness of the students at The University of Tampa.