Student Wellness Advisory Board (SWAB)

UofM Student Health and Counseling Services seeks motivated students interested in serving on the student wellness advisory board (SWAB).

Mission & Purpose

The mission and purpose of SWAB is to enhance the support services and resources to promote health and wellness of the campus community through providing valuable feedback, consulting on current and future health and wellness initiatives in the campus community, and promoting these wellness-related initiatives and campus events.


Students interested in joining SWAB should submit an application to SWAB Advisor Ms. Victoria Jones (vmaher@memphis.edu).


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Roles and Responsibilities

SWAB will meet monthly for 1 hours during the academic year in order to plan wellness initiatives. Other obligations will arise on volunteer basis as well as executive board needs. 

Appointment and Commitment

SWAB members will served for the full academic year. SWAB members may be reappointed by invitation.

Frequently Asked Questions about how the SWAB works

  1. Who is eligible to serve on the SWAB?
    Any undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled at the University of Memphis.

  2. What kind of commitment is necessary?
    The SWAB meets monthly for 1.5 hours during the academic year. SWAB members are also required to actively participate in SWAB outreach events at least twice per semester.

  3. What kind of tasks does the SWAB do?
    SWAB publicizes the University of Memphis Student Health and Counseling Services initiatives and events, works on special projects with the taskforce and on campus, and provides input to how the university can better address student health and wellness needs.

  4. What are the benefits of serving on the SWAB?
    SWAB members will gain a voice in conversations related to the direction, services, and initiatives of the University of Memphis Student Health and Counseling Services. Members will also have opportunities to participate in training, presenting, engaging in current research, and outreach opportunities as related to improving and promoting student wellness.