Health Education


McKinley Health Education supports and encourages balanced and healthful lifestyles for the diverse Illinois student population. Our unit addresses the following wellness areas:


Wellness Areas


Outreach and Programming

In order to meet students where they are, the Health Education Unit provides a variety of programs to ensure all students are receiving necessary health information. Outreach and programming efforts provide a comprehensive and holistic approach to address the eight dimensions of wellness.



  • Tabling
  • Workshops and Presentations
  • Educational Handouts
  • Guest Lectures
  • Campus-wide events

Individual Appointments

The professional staff in Health Education provide one-on-one appointments for students to discuss nutrition, stress management, and sexual health. Students can make appointments with each respective health educator without a referral and as often as they need support. 

Students can schedule one-on-one appointments by calling McKinley Health Education at 217-333-2700.