Student Health Advisory Committee

The Student Health Advisory Committee is:

  • A dedicated group of students voicing the needs & concerns of the UNI student body
  • Comprised of students and Student Health & Well-being Services staff who have an interest and concern about the health of UNI students

The role of the University of Northern Iowa Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is to inform students about on-campus health and wellness services and educate students about relevant college health topics. 

Spring 2024

SHAC Executive Team Members

  • President - Makenzie Morris
  • Vice President - Emma Hilkin
  • Secretary - Thalia Torres-Guzman
  • Treasurer - Sydney Shulte
  • UNI Staff Advisor - Megan Cahalan, Health Promotion Coordinator, Student Wellness Services 
Spring 2024

SHAC Upcoming Events

Spring 2024

SHAC Meeting Times/Dates

All SHAC meetings will take place in the State College Room in Maucker Union at 5:30pm.

February 1

February 15

February 29

March 14

March 28

April 11


‌SHAC responsibilities:

  • Advocate for the health needs of students
  • Advise the director and university student body president on Student Health Clinic programs, scope of services and programs
  • Educate students about Student Health Center resources
  • Conduct outreach to build Student Health Center visibility
  • Assess Student Health Center programs to ensure student needs are met
  • Recommend policy changes to better meet student needs
  • Administer and collects information through patient or student surveys
  • Promote healthy decision making with campus campaigns and programs

Benefits of being a SHAC member:

  • Develop leadership and communication skills
  • Help improve the quality of student life through better health
  • Network with other campus leaders
  • Participation can be documented on your resume for further professional education or careers