Student Wellbeing

Some students are thriving, some are striving, and others are barely surviving.

Today’s students work incredibly hard, and feel pressure to work even harder. And when they’re not working, there are stressors that demand a different kind of work. But here’s the thing: we know that when students feel better, they perform better. To perform at full potential, students need to be able to occasionally step back, see the big picture, and sometimes try doing things differently.

Student Wellbeing is a campus-wide initiative to support students’ health and wellbeing during their time at BU. We believe that everyone deserves to feel good and that how students feel matters. Our collective goal — as administrators, faculty, and staff — is to inspire our students to feel fulfilled each day, despite the ups and downs of life on campus.

Campus Wellbeing Resources

Boston University offers hundreds of programs, services, events, and learning opportunities to support all the dimensions of your wellbeing. The question is, "How do I find all these resources? Where do I look?" This list of campus resources, filtered by type of wellbeing you are looking to support, is the perfect place to start.

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Headspace for Wellbeing

The Headspace mindfulness and meditation app is available for free to all BU students. Just 14 minutes a day of meditation can make a difference in your life!

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Start a Wellbeing Program of Your Own

Do you have a great idea for an event or program to create and/or support student wellbeing on campus? Partner with Student Wellbeing for ideas, funding materials, and more.

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Dimensions of Wellbeing

Did you know that your overall wellbeing is made up of many parts? Explore the seven dimensions, plus core needs, of your wellbeing and find campus resources to support you in these areas.

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Calendar of Campus Events

Dozens of daily campus events can help promote and support your wellbeing. Grab a friend and attend something new!

SHS Immunization Clinic

Day: Wednesday Mar 22nd Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

BU SPH: Advancing Healthcare Equity for Persons with Disabilities through Documentation in the Electronic Health Record

Day: Wednesday Mar 22nd Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm Zoom

Chronic Conditions Support Group

Day: Wednesday Mar 22nd Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm Zoom

Trauma Support Group for Graduate Students

Day: Wednesday Mar 22nd Time: 5:15pm - 6:30pm Zoom

SHS Immunization Clinic

Day: Thursday Mar 23rd Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

BU SSW Emerging Scholars Colloquium: Social Work, Climate & Environmental Justice

Day: Thursday Mar 23rd Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Building a Stronger You

Day: Thursday Mar 23rd Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Student Health Services, 881 Commonwealth Ave, BM Group Rooms A & B

OCD Support Group

Day: Thursday Mar 23rd Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Student Health Services, 881 Commonwealth Ave.
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What's Happening in Wellbeing?

Check out all the latest Wellbeing happenings — from events and programs to articles of interest.

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