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Summer 2020 Virtual Programming

These are unprecedented times with a lot of uncertainty. Now more than ever, it is important to prioritize our well-being from a holistic perspective. The Wellness Center is excited to offer a variety of virtual programs to support the university community. Unless otherwise noted, most Wellness Center programs and services are free to UW students, faculty, and staff. Continue to check her for updates, as we will be adding programs regularly!  Wellness Center Virtual Offerings Summer 2020 (printable PDF)

Fall 2020 Offerings Coming Soon!

Topic Areas

General Wellness

Program

Details

  • CampusWell/Student Health 101 Online Magazine. Get research-based, relevant and engaging information about a variety of wellness topics, from mental health to nutrition to relationships to financial support, and more! Also, find important information specific to UW and COVID-19 resources.

  • Wellness Bingo. Stay well and have fun while you are sheltering-in-place! Complete wellness-themed activities and enter to win prizes!

  • Campus Recreation YouTube Channel. Check out our Campus Recreation YouTube channel for fitness and wellness videos. These are brought to you by your favorite Campus Recreation staff to help you stay will at home. Check back regularly as we will be adding new videos.

 

Stress Management and Mental Wellness

Program

Details

  • Drop-in Meditation: Join us for a Facebook Live guided meditation practice! Great for beginners and experienced meditators!

  • If you are not able to join us, here are some resources for free guided meditations:

  • Registration required

  • Free to UW students, faculty, and staff

  • Series 1 | Wednesdays | June 3, 10, 17, 24 from 3:00 - 4:20 pm

  • Series 2 | Thursdays | July 2, 9, 16, 23 from 3:00 - 4:20 pm

  • Series 3 | Thursdays | July 30, August 6, 13, 20 from 8:30 - 9:50 am

  • Self-Love and Happiness Workshop Series via Zoom.  Most of us feel compassion when a close friend is struggling. What would it be like to receive the same caring attention from yourself when you need it most? Gain skills for self-compassion and happiness. Join us for the 4-week workshop series and practice skills to enhance your capacity for emotional well-being. Register at: https://wellnesscenterprograms.as.me/schedule.php

  • Registration Required

  • Free to UW students, faculty, and staff

  • Wednesdays: July 8, 15, 22, 29 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm

  • Calligraphy with Kevin via Zoom. The act of writing letters by hand can be very calming and restorative. Learn some basic handwriting techniques that combine to form simple, yet attractive letters of calligraphy. Register at:  https://wellnesscenterprograms.as.me/schedule.php

  • Registration required.

  • Tuesday, June 9: 3:30-4:30 pm

  • Tuesday, July 7: 3:30 - 4:30 pm

  • Tuesday, August 4: 3:30 - 4:30 pm

  • Gatekeepers Training. 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. Register at: https://wellnesscenterprograms.as.me/schedule.php

  • Sessions held live via Zoom

  • Registration required

  • Tuesday, June 9: 3-5 pm

  • Tuesday, June 30: 3-5 pm

  • Monday, July 20: 9-11 am

  • Monday July 27: 9-11 am

  • Free and confidential general alcohol and mental health screenings will now be offered by professional prevention staff. Screenings are open to all members of the UW campus community and will serve as a safe space to ask questions about mental health or substance use resources on campus and in the community. Screenings should take no longer than 10 minutes. 


Nutrition and Food Security

Program

Details

  • CampusWell/Student Health 101 UCookbook. Get recipes and ideas for how to cook budget-friendly, healthy, and easy meals through the UCookbook from CampusWell!

  • UW Campus Food Pantry: Through efforts from multiple campus departments and the UW Food Security Task Force, all campus food cabinets have been consolidated into one location. Donations of pre-packaged and non-perishable items are welcomed and needed.

  • Located in the Southeast foyer of the Wyoming Union. Accessible 24/7.


Physical Wellness

Program

Details

  • Online Fitness Videos. Are you missing your favorite Half Acre fitness classes? Now you can stay active from home with our online fitness videos taught by our UW fitness staff! More videos will be added regularly so keep checking back.

  • Athletic Training: Our Certified Athletic Trainer is available via telehealth secure video chat for UW students. Injury consultation, prevention, and treatment plans are available. Free for UW students with valid WyoOne ID! Visit  help you with your injury prevention and care needs. Free for UW students with a valid WyoOne ID!

  • Not available June-July

  • UW students only with valid WyoOne ID.

  • For current clients, contact Jennifer Knerr through Healthy Roster or via email at jknerr@uwyo.edu

  • For new clients, visit the Athletic Training webpage for instructions on setting up a telehealth appointment.

 

Student Involvement Opportunities

Program

Details

  • Internships. Every semester the Wellness Center provides opportunities for students to receive meaningful work experience and internship credit.

 
Contact Us

Campus Recreation

Wellness Center

Half Acre Gym, Rm. 107

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-9355

Fax: 307-766-6720

Email: wellness@uwyo.edu

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