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Student Health Advisory Committee


Purpose of the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

  • Conducts annual student needs assessments and advises SHCC Director of results;
  • Annually reviews proposed budgets and the SHCC Director with fee and budget recommendations;
  • Evaluates and recommends changes in the Student Health and Counseling center programs and services based on the needs of the student body identified in the needs assessment;
  • Assists in making decisions regarding the student health insurance policy terms and carrier;
  • Serves as a liaison between Student Health and Counseling Center and the student body;
  • Makes recommendations based on the promotion of good health of the student body and campus community.

Student Health Advisory Committee Bi-laws


Recent Projects

Senate Resolution 4.12

This bill endorses posing a partial ban on all tobacco products on Western Oregon University’s campus, and was adopted spring term 2012 by the 42nd A.S.W.O.U. Legislative Assembly.


For more information about SHAC:

Please contact Craig Wimmer, Assistant Director of Wellness Education at




Student Health & Counseling Center 503.838.8313 | or e-mail: