Student Groups

Student Health Awareness Peer Educators (SHAPE)

Holy Cross SHAPE program

Student Health Awareness Peer Educators (SHAPE) promote responsible decisions regarding personal and community health by developing health programs and outreach. Students in SHAPE are dedicated to educating the student body about a variety of health issues and public health concerns, encouraging health promotion behaviors, and guiding individuals to wellness and disease prevention. Members of SHAPE are available to students as a resource of information regarding a variety of health concerns and can refer students to resources on campus.

Programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Fitness and Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep
  • Stress Management, Self Care, and Mental Health
  • Oral Health
  • Eye Health
  • Skin Care
  • Chronic Disease Prevention (Obesity/Diabetes/HTN/Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Immunizations/Vaccines (Flu, COVID)
  • Public Health Concerns (EEE, West Nile, Lyme & tick illness, COVID, Mpox)
  • Brain Health/Concussion and Injury Prevention/CTE
  • Cancer Awareness and Prevention (DeTec, Sunscreen/Melanoma, Breast/Testicular)
  • Sexual Health, Wellness, Infection (Safety, Abstinence, STI Education/Testing)
  • Collaborative PEER Opportunities: MPE, COPE, RPE, DREAM, SWEET

SHAPE members are volunteers that are committed to maintaining the standards of the college and following the Jesuit value of Cura Personalis, personal care and respect for the individual.

Follow us on Instagram @holycrossshape

Contact SHAPE via email: or

Holy Cross  Pre-Nurse Practitioner Club

HC Pre-NP Club offers students interested in a nurse practitioner tract an ability to find and provide support, information, service and learning opportunities. Members can connect with other Holy Cross NPs and recent graduates for mentorship.

Contact Us:

Advisor: Leslie Holland, FNP

Co-Chair: Marie Roberts 2021, Lindsey Ty 2021

Check us out on:

Instagram: @hc.npclub