Join Us

Counseling at the SHPRC is a fun and meaningful way to give back to the Stanford community! Working as a peer counselor at our center, you’ll have many opportunities for leadership and personal development. If you do not have time to become a counselor but want to learn more about the SHPRC, we would love to do an outreach for your student group or give you a tour of our space.

Outreach Form:

Tour Request Form:


  • All counselors must take the Stanford course EDUC 193S: Peer Counseling on Comprehensive Sexual Health prior to their first quarter of counseling. This interesting and informative one unit course is offered all three quarters from 7-9 on Tuesdays.
  • Prior to or during their first quarter of counseling, each counselor must take EDUC 193A: Listen Up! Core Peer Counseling Skills, a two unit course offered three times a year.

Time Commitment

  • All active counselors have at least one hour long shift each week.
  • Each counselor is also responsible for completing one outreach workshop and one tabling event during the quarter. This can range from planning a talk for a dorm or student group, to tabling in White Plaza or at Exotic Erotic. Check out our Outreach page for more info!

Core Staff

  • In addition to counseling, especially dedicated students have the opportunity to join our Core Staff. We have a variety of positions available including Co-Director, Financial Officer, Outreach Coordinator, Teaching Assistant for EDUC 193S, Frosh Intern, and more.
  • Applications for these positions are distributed to all students eligible to counsel at the beginning of Spring quarter. For more information, please contact Laetitia (lwalendom[at]stanford[dot]edu)

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