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Let the Wellness Center support you in feeling and looking your best through a culture of wellbeing and inclusion at the University of Wyoming. We are excited to offer a variety of programs to support the campus community with emphasis on the eight dimensions of wellness! Most Wellness Center programs and services are free to UW students, faculty and staff.
This 4-week workshop teaches skills in mindfulness and meditation. The curriculum-based program will help you manage stress as well as find more satisfaction in your daily life. Great for beginners and experienced meditators!
Guided meditation in the Wellness Center Zen Den! Great for beginners and experienced meditators! Open to UW students, faculty, staff, and the public. Thursdays from 12:15-12:45 in the Wellness Center Zen Den.
This may be the most important training you'll ever take. Offered in partnership with the University Counseling Center as part of the “UW Lifesavers Initiative,” Gatekeepers Training teaches students, staff, faculty, and community members to help identify students at risk of suicide attempts and suicide. The interactive session provides participants with practical skills on how to intervene with a student, friend, or colleague who may be in a suicide crisis.
GYT is a large Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing event hosted by Student Health Service & Know Wyo/Wyoming Department of Health. Students can receive free Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and HIV testing as well as pick up safe sex supplies. All current UW students are eligible to attend.
Whether you want help with relaxation and stress relief, or to work out muscle aches and pains, our electronic full-body massage chairs will leave you feeling rejuvenated. Free for UW students with valid WyoOne ID!
MHFA is a comprehensive training that teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use concerns among adults by teaching participants de-escalation and crisis intervention strategies. At the Wellness Center, we are dedicated to training UW students, staff, faculty, law enforcement, and the broader public who interact with college students, in MHFA.
This training is offered over the course of two days rather than one full day. Each day is 3.5 hours
Registration is required. Participants are required to attend both days in order to receive their certificate. Registration closes 36 hours prior to the start of the course.
The Relax Space is a fully immersive, multi-sensory experience for relaxation and mindfulness! Choose from many programs including guided meditation, guided breathing, as well as view nature scenes or scenes from cities around the world. You can also select personal growth resources including topics on nutrition, sleep, and relationship building. Appointments are 30 minutes in length with 20 minutes of scheduled relaxation time.
The first Friday of the month, we bring out our amazing smoothie bike! Stop by the Wellness Center and spin yourself a delicious smoothie!
Come relax and manage your stress with certified therapy dogs. Pet them, read to them, sing to them, talk to them, snuggle them. Studies suggest that petting a kind animal can help people relax, feel more optimistic, and less preoccupied with everyday stress.
Stay active from home with our online fitness videos taught by our UW certified fitness staff! Check out our fitness playlists for workout ideas, follow-along sessions, and self-care movement strategies. More videos will be added regularly so keep checking back.
Get research-based, relevant and engaging information about a variety of wellness topics including mental health, financial support, relationships, nutrition, and budget friendly and easy to make meals.
Subscribe here: https://uwyo.campuswell.com/email-registration/
This is a group fitness class tailored to a slightly older demographic than the typical college age. It gives this population the opportunity to build community support and work toward achieving fitness goals together. Objectives are to improve overall health, increase confidence, learn proper movement mechanics and enjoy this fun and motivating environment.
Every semester the Wellness Center provides opportunities for students to receive meaningful work experience and internship credit. Email us for more information.
We offer a variety of free educational programs and presentations on different health topics. Request a presentation for your class, organization, or group.
Two weeks advance notice, please.
The University of Wyoming offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides benefited employees and their household members with professional counseling, as well as legal and financial assistance. UW partners with Deer Oaks EAP Services LLC.
More information can be found on the UW Human Resources website.
This is a student organization whose goal is to provide training, support, and opportunities for UW students to become leaders in campus health promotion. The program is open to any undergraduate or graduate student interested in promoting health and wellness at UW.