Peer Wellness Advocates

The University Health Center is excited to announce the return of the opening of our new wellness center, the Duck Nest! The Duck Nest is a place for students to relax and rejuvenate, to chat with one of our peer wellness advocates or participate in a wellness workshop.

What is Peer Wellness Advocates?
PWA is a peer-to-peer volunteer organization that provides educational, non-judgmental health information and resources to the UO community. PWA is open to all students at UO.

Benefits of being a member of Peer Wellness Advocates

  • Improved leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Volunteer experience
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the health of UO students
  • Resume enhancement

How to become a volunteer
Come visit us at the Duck Nest, EMU 041, chat with in one of our current PWAs and sign up to receive email notification when the application opens.

Completion or current enrollment in FHS 407 (spring term) is required to be a volunteer and further instructions will be provided once accepted into the program.

How to contact PWA

If you have questions you may contact Adria Godon-Bynum, Health Promotion Specialist, at