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Safer Sex Program (SSP) is one of the many student volunteer program run by the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center. SSP is dedicated to educating the community about the importance of safer sex and abstinence as means to decrease the risk of spreading sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Student volunteers

SSP Events 

Thanks to the devotion of CMU volunteers, SSP is able to promote safer sex and abstinence on campus and in the community. SSP distributes a number of safer sex resources including latex condoms, dental dams, receptive-partner condoms, and educational literature about safer sex and abstinence.

Education and Campus Outreach

SSP prides itself on offering engaging and inclusive educational programs for residence halls, student organizations, and other interested CMU-affiliated parties . If you would like to request materials or programming support from SSP, please fill out the programming request below. 

SSP Programming Request Form

SSP also has various pop-up displays where students can take pre-packaged SSP information and resources including latex condoms, dental dams, receptive-partner condoms, etc. These displays can be found in areas such as the Residence Halls and the University Center.


Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to register for volunteer opportunities with Safer Sex Patrol? Sign up on the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Central Engage Central Page or the SSP Engage Central Page for our distribution events, educational programs, and kit-stuffings. Additionally, if you are interested in becoming a trained facilitator, email us at volunteer.center@cmich.edu or ssp@cmich.edu.


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