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Brooks College of Health

For non-first year students

Interested in a healthcare major/career?

Want to live with others who share your interest in health?

 

 


The Brooks College of Health LLC unites non-first year students interested in pursuing Brooks College of Health majors and considering a career in a health-related field. The learning community intentionally develops students' academic and professional skills needed to make strong decisions and succeed as an undergraduate student and future health professional.

 

Check-in and Retreat Information

Check in for the Brooks College of Health LLC is from 9AM-12PM on Wednesday, August 20th at the Fountains Welcome desk. The retreat is required for all LLC participants and will begin at 5:30PM Wednesday evening. Students were sent detailed check-in and retreat information to their UNF email address the first week of August. Please refer to that email for additional details and materials required for check-in.

 

BCH LLC Experience

As a participant in the Brooks College of Health LLC, a student can expect to...

  • Develop an understanding of academic requirements needed to pursue a major in a health field and obtain decision-making skills necessary for sound major selection
  • Interact with health faculty, staff, and students inside and outside the classroom
  • Cultivate leadership skills essential for a successful future health care career
  • Explore health professions and resources both within and outside of the UNF community

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Applicants Requirements:            

  • Must have completed at least one year of college by the indicated application year.
  • Must complete a Housing Contract and be eligible to participate in the housing room selection process.
  • Must be in good standing academically, and with University and Housing and Residence Life Conduct.
  • Must intend to purse either a Brooks College of Health major and/or a health-related career.

 

Events in process:  

  • Career Exploration
  • Retreats and Dinners
  • Faculty and professionals in the field connections
  • Rock Climbing
  • Academic Advising
  • Paddleboading
  • Service Learning Trip
  • Tubing

 

Applicable Majors:  

  • Nursing
  • Community Health
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Administration
  • Athletic Training
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Any student interested in a healthcare career (e.g. Physical Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Medicine)

Experiences:  

  • Required
    • Complete the courses required for the community (i.e., Fall: HSC 2930 -Healthcare Careers 1-Credit, Spring: Service Learning Capstone Project)
    • Return to campus early for a community retreat
    • Attend BCH LLC meetings and participate in associated activities outlined by the community calendar
    • Be an active member of the community and gain leadership experience
     
  • Optional
    • Meet and greet with health care professionals
    • Participate in service learning projects and/or trips
    • Receive peer mentoring from BCH students
    • Lead a social or service event for the entire community 

Information:  

Contacts:

  

Sarah Friswold

s.friswold@unf.edu

904-620-5433

 

Dei Allard

d.allard@unf.edu

904-620-4681