Student Wellbeing

Engage with Your Personal Wellbeing

At the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, we understand that well-being encompasses various aspects of your life. The Student Wellness program focuses on the Six Dimensions of Wellness, a comprehensive framework that addresses the interconnectedness of different areas of your wellbeing.

Through this website, you will find resources, services, and initiatives designed to support your wellbeing across these dimensions:

  1. Physical Wellness: Discover resources that promote healthy habits, physical activity, nutrition, and preventive care. Learn about the importance of regular sleep, exercise, balanced nutrition, and maintaining good physical health to support your overall well-being.
  2. Emotional Wellness: Explore resources that help you understand and manage your emotions effectively. Learn coping strategies, stress management techniques, and self-care practices that enhance your emotional well-being and resilience.
  3. Intellectual Wellness: Engage in activities and resources that stimulate your mind, promote curiosity, and foster a love for lifelong learning. Enhance your critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills to support your academic and personal growth.
  4. Social Wellness: Connect with resources and programs that nurture positive relationships, foster a sense of belonging, and encourage community engagement. Explore opportunities for social connection, collaboration, and cultural exchange to enhance your social well-being.
  5. Occupational Wellness: Discover resources that align with your academic and career goals, providing guidance and support for building a fulfilling professional life. Explore programs to strengthen your professional communication skills to maintain boundaries and delegate efficiently.
  6. Spiritual Wellness: Explore resources that encourage self-reflection, purpose-seeking, and the exploration of personal values and beliefs. Engage in practices that support spiritual growth, mindfulness, and a sense of connection to something greater than yourself.

In this section, we have a variety of resources, events, workshops, and counseling services tailored to each dimension of wellness. We are here to empower you with the knowledge, tools, and support systems necessary to thrive in all aspects of your life and achieve a balanced sense of wellbeing.

Updates

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Upcoming Events

March 25 - May 03

Take the Student Satisfaction Survey today!
The Student Satisfaction Survey is a campus climate and student wellness survey administered to all students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center & OU-Tulsa. The survey data are used to provide OUHSC Student Government Association, staff, faculty, and administrators with unique insights into the...

Monday, April 15 @ 12:00 PM

Professional Interview Skills
Our wellness team invites the HSC Writing Center and professional development representatives to give you a boost in interview prep! Students can expect: Big Interview software demonstration A brief discussion of general virtual interview tips  Relaxation Tips Open Q&A regarding Resume and Interview skills, tips, and...

Tuesday, April 16 @ 12:00 PM

Happiness Reconnect: Guided Mediation and Breathwork
Tuesdays & Fridays, Jan. 16 – May 31, 12 – 12:20 p.m. 20-minute sessions via Zoom | Register here Led by Pooja Shrivastava, Ph.D. All OU faculty, staff, and students welcome! Provided by LiveWell OU. See more   Student Wellness programming on our website.