Health Promotion & Education

Wellness provides comprehensive health education programs for students that impact overall well-being and support a healthy learning environment. We frequently partner with other college departments, Tulsa community agencies as well as national organizations to offer a variety of health education programs, trainings and presentations. Please contact us for partnering opportunities or specific event information.

Health Promotion: The Ottawa Charter defines this as “. . . the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. To reach a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, an individual or group must be able to identify and to realize aspirations, to satisfy needs, and to change or cope with the environment. Health is, therefore, seen as a resource for everyday life, not the objective of living. Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities.”

Health education is any combination of learning experiences designed to help individuals and communities improve their health by increasing knowledge, influencing motivation and improving health literacy.

Health Education Programs

  • Health & Wellness Fairs
  • Fresh Check Day
  • Pause for Paws
  • Canines & Coffee
  • Sexual Health Education
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Stress Free Zones
  • Blood drives
  • HIV/STI screenings


Jennifer Champion
Health Promotion Coordinator

Tobacco Free TCC

Tulsa Community College prohibits smoking or the use of tobacco products on all property owned, leased or contracted for use by Tulsa Community College.

This includes:

  • Classrooms and Laboratories
  • Work Areas and Offices
  • Elevators and Stairwells
  • Restrooms and Hallways
  • Side Walks and Parking Lots
  • Entrances and Green Spaces

View the TCC Tobacco Policy

Free 24/7 Resource: Quit Smoking For FREE With The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

JED Campus

In the Fall of 2017, TCC received funding to become a JED Campus. JED Campus is a nationwide initiative to help colleges and universities support students’ well-being; the name “Jed” is in memory of a young man who died by suicide while he was in college. The program provides schools with a comprehensive framework and customized feedback to strengthen mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention programs.

Explore JED website at

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Wellness Events