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Sexual Health

The Team goal is to improve sexual health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors across the Florida State University campus through policy and programmatic efforts. Membership is open to any faculty, staff, or student. Have questions? Contact the committee chair, Kelly Grove.

Meeting Times

Spring 2018

Committee Composition

The Sexual Health team is made up of FSU faculty, staff, students, and community members who are passionate about the sexual health of FSU students. We are always seeking additional voices in our committee to help make Florida State University a healthier university.

Goals & Objectives

All goals and objectives are based on the 2017 NCHA (National College Health Assessment).

  1. Testicular Cancer
    1. Problem
      1. Half of all testicular cancers occur in men between the ages of 20 and 34.
      2. 23% of FSU males reported performing a testicular self-exam in the last 30 days
    2. Tactics
      1. "Grab Your Gonads" promotion
  2. Condom use and STI testing
    1. Problem
      1. % of sexually active FSU students who reported using a condom within the last 30 days (mostly or always)
        1. Oral: 7%
        2. Vaginal: 48%
        3. Anal: 27%
      2. Had unprotected sex due to drinking alcohol: 34%
      3. Tested for HIV: 25%
    2. Tactics
      1. Pull-in presentations
      2. Increase condom distribution
      3. Fast track STI clinic creation
      4. STI testing event with Phi Beta Sigma
      5. Condom Bingo during Seminole Sensation Week
      6. Community Block Party
      7. Ask the Sexpert
      8. Sex in the Dark
  3. Consent
    1. Problem: % of FSU students who reported experiencing the following in the last 12 months
      1. Sexual touching without their consent: 11%
      2. Sexual penetration attempt without their consent: 4%
      3. Sexual penetration without their consent: 2%
    2. Tactics
      1. Pull-in presentations
      2. Event on Objectification
  4. Inclusion
    1. FSU has a diverse student body and we want our programming to be diverse and inclusive
    2. Tactics: Have events specifically designed to reach the following groups
      1. LGBTQIA+ students (12% of FSU)
      2. Black students (8% of FSU)
      3. Hispanic students (18% of FSU)
      4. Socially conservative students
      5. Socially liberal students
      6. Differently Abled students (estimated at 20%)

Present Initiatives

Past Initiatives

Data Driving our Work

Division of Student Affairs at Florida State University

University Health Services
Health and Wellness Center
960 Learning Way
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Phone: 850–644–8871
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