Health and Wellness

Good health is critical to academic success, and SUNY Empire offers students a wide array of services, funded by the student health and wellness fee, to help promote student physical and emotional health during their enrollment at the institution. For more information on health and wellness services and programs offered by SUNY Empire, visit the college's Student Health and Wellness web site or contact or contact Health end Wellness by e-mail or phone, 518-587-2100, ext. 2201.


Counseling resources for students can be found on the Student Health and Wellness web site.

Consulting Services

Resources for free legal and financial advice consultations for students can be found on the Student Health and Wellness web site.

Student Health 101 Magazine

Students receive an online magazine focused on health and wellness as part of the Health and Wellness Initiative. This publication is geared toward nontraditional students and features engaging articles and information created by wellness educators and professionals around the country. Information about upcoming events at regional locations and online also are published in the magazine. The link to the magazine is emailed to students from September through June.

Student Wellness Assistance Program

The Student Wellness Assistance Program website also is available to all students. The website features hundreds of updated health and wellness themed articles, webinars, and audio and video clips on topics including parenting, nutrition, child care, relationships and more. There also is free access for students to online programs to help lose weight, manage stress and quit smoking.

Local Health and Wellness Events

Events are brought to each regional location that offer students additional education and activities to help maintain a healthy and well balanced life while attending SUNY Empire, and beyond. Students studying online across New York state are invited to the local events nearest their home addresses. Offerings have included stress management, meditation, health fairs, CPR training, yoga and more. To request a program at your location visit the Health and Wellness web page.