Health and Wellness Ambassadors

Central to Health Education and Promotion (HEP) is our team of Health and Wellness Ambassadors (HAWAs). In leading campus events and workshops and providing peer-to-peer education, these student health educators play an essential role in promoting student wellbeing at RISD.

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Want to become a HAWA?

Interested in creating a culture of wellbeing at RISD? The Health and Wellness Ambassador program gives you an opportunity to educate your peers about positive practices that help ensure physical, mental and emotional wellbeing in college and beyond.

For details about the program, click the link below. If you’d like to apply or have other questions, email us at

HAWA job description (PDF download)

Contact HEP

three students outdoors behind a table with a sign that reads “Health Education and Promotion”, all in front of a red-brick building


Mon–Fri: 8:30 am–4:30 pm


Carr House, Room 204

210 Benefit Street

Providence, RI 02903

401 709-8637