Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs

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Our HERO staff

  • disseminates information about alcohol use/misuse and advocate for responsible drinking and use of protective behaviors as outlined by the Jayhawk Buddy System
  • motivates and supports those who use tobacco in becoming tobacco-free and advise others of the policy on campus regarding tobacco use
  • provides education on stimulants, depressants, and Opioids, and the dangers of current drug trends, especially marijuana
  • delivers tips and tools to avoid the use of study drugs

KanUquit Tobacco Cessation Program

A 6-week tobacco cessation program FREE for all KU students. The program is designed to help tobacco users identify a quit date and develop a plan of action. For more information, call 785-864-9570.

KanUquit Card (PDF)

Healthy Choices in Daily Life

Students who go through the University of Kansas Student Conduct process may be recommended to one of the four educational sessions below. Health Education Resource Office staff work with students either on a one on one or small group basis to offer prevention health education as well as tips and tools for navigating a variety of real life situations in a judgement-free and empathetic way. While these sessions may be recommended for some, students can also opt in for any of these educational sessions. If you have any questions about how to complete a Healthy Choices in Daily Life session please contact the Health Education Resource Office.

CHOICES (PDF)

CHOICES II (PDF)

Healthy Choices + Daily Life (PDF)

Daily Life (PDF)


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Each KU student has a secure portal for communicating with us:

Login to mySHS 
  • Make Appointments
  • Request Rx Refills
  • View Balances
  • Check Messages
  • View Lab Results
  • and more!

Watkins Daily Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:  12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Sun: Closed

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