Wellness Programming

Wellapalooza

Health Promotion and Wellness offers a variety of programs that engage and empower campus community members in maintaining their health and well-being. The programming reflects our holistic approach to wellness, focusining on physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of health. Read the descriptions below to learn more about our wellness programming.

Several online programs are available to promote education surrounding alcohol and drug use. Student Counseling Service therapists also perform substance use evaluations.

Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College (and Graduate) Students (BASICS) is a service for students who want to explore their alcohol use.

Better Together emphasizes the importance of students connecting with one another to strengthen their emotional wellness.

Body Positive is a staff-led 8-week program for students interested in a deeper learning and self-reflection of their own body stories and experience with body image.

Meditation MIndfulness courses are open to all UChicago community members and include instruction and practice of mindfulness meditation and other mind/body techniques to help reduce stress.

Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour training designed to give participants the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Therapy dogs are broght to campus for Pet Love once per quarter, offering students an opportunity to socialize, lower anxiety, reduce loneliness, and have a healthy outlet for positive touch.

The Refresh Sleep Program aims to provide College and graduate students with the skills and strategies to achieve more restful nights.

Stress Kits provide students with stress-relieving supplies that are great for study breaks, House meetings, and more.

Use Health Promotion and Wellness's Sunny Spots Map to increase your light exposure and serotonin levels.

Uncommon Nights is late-night programming that aims to build community and connectedness at UChicago, and is a way for students to gather in a fun, stress-free environment without alcohol.

Wellapalooza brings together campus and community partners who help you explore the many dimensions of wellness on campus through interactive booths, information about health services, wellness activities, giveaways, and healthy snacks.

Wellness Coaching is a free service that provides support for navigating transitions and overcoming challenges that come your way.

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