Healthy Sexuality

Sexual Health

We encourage you to engage in sexual behaviors that are in alignment with your own morals, values, and beliefs, including abstinence as a choice at any time. We offer programming and resources to empower you to choose health-enhancing behaviors. If you decide to engage in sexual activity, we encourage safer sex practices to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections/diseases (STIs) and unplanned pregnancies.

Sexual Health Programs – contact Heather Borland (

  • Sex Education Training: Members of Denison Advocates for Sexual Health (DASH) and wellness educators participate in a peer Sex Education training. The training gives information about sexual anatomy, STI’s and HIV, contraception, consent, LGBTQ health and how to train other students and/or offer sexual health programs on campus.
  • Let’s Talk about Sex Program: Create a sex-positive campus culture by: providing student-friendly, medically-accurate health information; role-playing enthusiastic consent; and promoting campus and community-based resources. Plus condom relay races and free contraceptives!
  • Sex Under the Influence: A program focusing on the alcohol and sex, how alcohol affects our decision making and the consequences of having sex under the influence.
  • Sex Week: A week of sex-positive programs that focus on sexuality and relationships. The collaborative programs give you multiple opportunities to engage critically in health topics, practice open and honest communication, learn new information, and of course have fun! DASH and The Wellness Center at Whisler Hall partner with many organizations to offer programs.
  • GLOVEBOX: is a subscription service provided by The Wellness Center that delivers boxes of safer sex supplies to students. It is a free service for Denison students, and those who order the boxes can pick them up in their Slayter Box.
    *Disclaimer: We will not share your information, but this service will be handled by student employees and employees in the mail room in order to receive it in your mailbox.

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Contact Us


Please call 740-587-6200 and press #1 to schedule an appointment with a member of our medical or behavioral staff

*Given demand for student appointments, we ask that you cancel any appointment you are unable to attend.

Counseling “Walk-in Hour”:

No appointment necessary
Monday through Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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Play The Game of Life, Wednesday November 13th 4-6pm in Slayter, 3rd Floor! Prizes awarded throughout and practice what life will be like after college!

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