Resource Materials
     SUNY Ebola Health Alert – Added 12/23/14
Funding Available Through NYSCHA
American College Health Association (ACHA) website
H1N1 PostersAdded to the site in October 2009
College Student Health Resources 

College Student Health Resources

Alcohol and Drugs

General Wellness

Professional Resources



Romantic Relationships

Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment

Body Image


  • Sex, Etc.
  • PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

Other Useful Websites

Resource Materials


  • GYT: Get Yourself Tested Campaign The CDC encourages everyone to be screened and tested for possible sexually transmitted infections. They provide free materials here

  • SUNY Ebola Health Alert Link (December 23, 2014). This link will provide a resource for information and guidance to all our SUNY campuses regardless of size and structure. The task force group will continue to meet through the New Year. Any subsequent changes or updates to this information will appear in the Key Resources section of this Health Alert page.
  • Promoting Tobacco Cessation on College Campuses in NYS: Experiences from the Field, Power Point Slides
    To view the slides from this webinar, click here. Speakers included Scott McIntosh (University of Rochester), Pat Bax (Roswell Park Cancer Center), Sharlyn Daun-Barnett (University of Buffalo), Ann Neilson (College of St. Rose), and Cathy Smith (SUNY Cortland). This webinar is sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the NYS Public Health Association, and the NYS Colleges Tobacco-Free Initiative.

  • Controlled Substance Information (CSI) on Dispensed Prescriptions Program. (Posted 2/16/11) The New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement has implemented the CSI Program to provide direct, secure access to practitioners to view their patients’ recent controlled substance prescription history. Practitioners can view controlled substance prescription information through their existing Health Commerce System (HCS) account: if a patient has received controlled substance prescriptions from two or more practitioners and filled them at two or more pharmacies during the previous calendar month.
  • Poster: Clean Hands
    Even better than “an apple a day” for preventing illness – a new ½ page poster from Cornell University. You can make copies in color or black and white.
    • About the New HIV Testing Law (November 2010)
      • HIV Guidelines – A pdf copy of the new law.
      • NYS Department of Health – Updates about the law.
      • NYS DOH Statewide Webcast – “Amended HIV Testing Public Health Law” is now available for viewing and/or downloading on the Clinical Education Initiative website.
      • Contact for questions: Lyn C. Stevens, MS, NP, ACRN
        Deputy Director, Office of the Medical Director, New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute, Empire State Plaza – Corning Tower, Room 259, Albany, NY 12237-0658
        (518) 473-8815, Fax: (518) 473-8814
  • HIV Testing Resources – From Cornell University
    •  Poster: HIV Testing .. is part of good health. This poster was created at Cornell University. Thank you to Alex Hall for sharing this poster that we can use on our  campuses.
    •  Letter: Offer of HIV Testing – This letter was created at Cornell’s Gannet Health Center. You may find this letter to be a helpful model for your own letter.


Funding Available Through NYSCHA

DISTRICTS: Funding of $200 is available for each district to offer programming that relates directly to increasing expertise in college health issues. Requests for funding should be sent to to Rebecca Harrington, NYSCHA Treasurer, at

PROGRAMMING GRANTS: Funding is available to campuses who design programs which meet one or both of the following criteria:

  • Programming will benefit students statewide, i.e., a program that could be modeled at other campuses.
  • Programming will include a number of campuses within a given District.

Proposals for funding should be sent to the NYSCHA President. Forms outlining required information are linked below. Funding for grants will depend on the quality of programming, availability to students within the District, application to student programming statewide, and availability of funds available at the time of application approval. (Note: Funds available may vary by fiscal year.)


News From NYSCHA

Beginning in March 2009, Announcements will be posted on the NYSCHA home page in News from NYSCHA. Announcements can be submitted by anyone in NYSCHA by sending an e-mail or fax to Mary Madsen, Newsletter Editor, at or 585-256-1285 (fax).


American College Health Association (ACHA)

Check the ACHA website for the latest news in college health, information resources, professional development, the ACHA National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), projects and programs, volunteer opportunities, and much more.


H1N1 Posters – October 2009

H1N1 Flu – Thank you to the Gannett Health Services at Cornell University and the NYSCHA Health Promotion Section for making these posters available through the NYSCHA web site. You can print copies of these posters to use on your campus. Click the posters to download or print PDF files.

Avoid the Flu

Should You Stay Home?

Flu Likes a Party

Your Health is in Your Hands

Call The Health Center

Party Pooper

You and the FLU