Special Programs

Each day, the Barnes Center at The Arch is dedicated to enhancing the student experience through health and wellness. Additionally, special events and programs are hosted to further unite the campus community in support of a cause and/or to further empower others. Learn more by exploring the Community Calendar and below.

  • Domestic/Dating Violence Awareness Month
  • Stalking Awareness Month
  • Frisky February (Sexual Health Awareness Month)
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Month

  • Mental Health Awareness Week
  • National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
  • National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Special Programs

In the support of distributing free sexual health supplies, student leaders, staff and faculty may place requests using the Bulk Sexual Health Supplies Order Form.

Learn more on the Sexual Health webpage.

Getting vaccinated annually is the best way to prevent the flu. To help students get vaccinated, the Barnes Center at The Arch hosts Flu Shot Clinics and appointments. Learn more on the Flu Clinics webpage.

As part of the national Get Yourself Tested (GYT) campaign, the Barnes Center at The Arch hosts events giving students the opportunity to receive free and confidential sexually transmitted infections (STI) screenings. For more information on STI screenings and related resources, visit the Sexual Health webpage.

Hosted by health and wellness interns, Peer Educators or knowledgeable staff, this weekly pop-up is designed to promote wellness and encourage a healthy campus community. Be sure to follow @BeWellSU to know where the Health Hub is popping up next.

  • Available as a pop-up station and as a Mobile Health Hub golf cart.
  • Each time the Health Hub appears, it's in a new place with a new health and wellness topic.
  • Experience fun interactive activities and win prizes!

Health Hub Water Bottle

Students who participate in 10 Health Hubs will win an exclusive Health Hub water bottle.

Available to Syracuse University students, this free service offers inclusive sexual health supplies (e.g. condoms, lubricants, oral dams, hand protection). The Safer Sex Express prioritizes students' privacy with virtual ordering, discrete packaging, pick-up and delivery options. Learn more on the Sexual Health webpage.

Take Back The Night (TBTN) is an annual rally, march and speak-out event. Syracuse University campus members and the surrounding community unite to raise awareness of sexual and relationship violence. Learn more on the Syracuse University Sexual and Relationship Violence Take Back The Night webpage.

The campus community is invited to join the Barnes Center at The Arch in experiencing and sharing this free health and wellness workshop series. As a continuous form of education and fitting for any schedule, students are encouraged to explore and register for a variety of workshops. Learn more about the Wellness Leadership Institute today!