Featured News & Events

Welcome back for Spring Quarter! Health & Wellness has many events for this quarter so stay tuned for an update on each week's activities.

40th Anniversary Celebration is Monday, April 17th  from 3:30pm-5pm in the Student Resource Building Multipurpose Room! Come and celebrate the past, present, and future of the Department of Health & Wellness at the 40th Anniversary Celebration featuring logo contest artwork, photos, food, drink and friends old and new.

Graduate Succulunch is April 20th from 11:30am-1:30pm. Bring your own container (old coffee mug, empty tea tin, whatever) and plant a free succulent! We will provide googly eyes for you transform your little plant into a little plant friend who will live on your desk and cheer you on as you descend into a spiral of work! Free lunch catered by Isla Vista Co-op. First come, first served.

Adulting: Life Without a Meal Plan is Monday, April 24th in Santa Rosa Formal Lounge from 8-9pm. Worried about buying your own food next year? Learn how you and your housemates can work together to create a food plan and explore different resources that can help you save money for food!

Community Mindfulness Practice happens on campus every Tuesday and Friday. Each session is quick enough to fit in your busy schedule, but effective enough to feel the mindfulness benefits throughout the week! Theses sessions are completely free to students and are led by community professionals, so any and all experience levels are welcome! To receive weekly updates and reminders, be sure to follow UCSB's Meditation Facebook page here.

Want to know more information about mindfulness? Watch this cool video here.

This Week

40th Anniversary Celebration
, SRB MPR, 3:30-5pm
Nap Stations (Graduate Students Only): Building 434, Room 147, 3:30-5pm


Community Mindfulness Practice
, Guided Meditation with Alice Alldredge
SRB Student Conference Room, 1st Floor, 1:05pm-1:50pm

Nap Station
(Undergraduate Students Only), Building 434 Room 147, 3:30-5pm
Advocate Meeting, Building 434 Room 147, 7-9pm; snacks provided!

Graduate Student Succulunch
, SRB MPR, 11:30-1:30pm

Community Mindfulness Practice, Mindfulness For Social Justice with Spencer Sherman, PhD
South Hall, Room 1623, 1:00pm-2:00pm

IV Outreach, 66 Del Playa 10pm-12am; free condoms, snacks, & water

Our Mission Statement

UCSB Health & Wellness Program promotes the mental, physical and social health of all students by enhancing individual skills and positive relationships with families, peers and the UCSB/Isla Vista community.

Health & Wellness staff works within a comprehensive research-based framework to foster healthy campus learning environments that nurture optimal student development, resilience and well-being.

Health & Wellness is committed to supporting a diverse campus environment. All of our events are open to the whole UCSB student body and we encourage everyone to participate in our services.  See our diversity statement.