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Acupuncture, Massage and Zero Balancing

Students can make appointments for full body wellness services by contacting the practitioners directly. Complete bios and contract information can be accessed by clicking Meet the Practitioners from the Wellness 
Center's home page. Cost is $35 per session. Session are generally for 1 hour. Treatments take place in the Wellness Center which is located near the entrance to the Galleria.

Ask the Nurse 

Take advantage of our blood pressure screening.  Ask health-related questions.  Learn your body fat index.  Please stop by the Wellness Center for her office hours. The Nurse Coordinator works a part time limited schedule and appointments may be necessary. 

 Health and Wellness Fairs

Students will have the opportunity to interact with experts from numerous national, state, and local nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and health education companies, all of whom provide health information.  Visitors are welcome to participate in health promotion activities, ask exhibitors questions, and pick up educational and promotional materials.

Health Screenings and Assessments

Students may receive free health screenings and assessments in a variety of areas, including general fitness, HIV, depression, anxiety, blood pressure, and other services. HIV testing occurs twice a year and some other screenings are once per semester. Ask about a specific screening. To access our online fitness assessments and calculators go to HCC Assessments.

Health Promotion Seminars/Workshops

The Wellness Center offers workshops on a variety of topics and works with area experts to provide seminars and training with the most current and accurate research available.  Check out the wellness calendar for upcoming workshops and informational exhibits.

Confidential Health Information Requests

Students may visit the HCC Wellness Center or ask questions via email at wellnessinfo@howardcc.edu.

Health Service Referrals

The Wellness Center works with community partners to provide students with the highest quality of health services.


Relaxation Therapy

The Wellness Center and area partners conduct seminars and teach students relaxation techniques for dealing with daily stress.  The Wellness Center now offers a Relaxation Room where you can come and relax. Students can use the massage chair for 15 minute increments for free, all others should contact the Wellness Center. Nursing mothers can come and pump in a private room. There is an iPod docking station and a CD player with a headset as well. The Relaxation Room is available on a walk-in or appointment basis. Please contact the Wellness Center for more information.

Students must present a valid HCC Student ID.