Physical Wellness

The physical dimension recognizes the need for regular physical care. Consistent sleep, eating routine, and physical activity are important components to optimal wellness. Building physical wellness involves understanding your body and its warning signs.

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center will be having its sixth annual Outpace Cancer Race! This year’s race will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the OU Health Sciences Campus in Oklahoma City. A virtual option will be available to those unable to join in person. Every dollar raised through Outpace Cancer Race goes directly to support patient supportive care services and advance lifesaving...
The Student Dietetic Association (SDA) will be hosting a canned food and non-perishable item drive this month to benefit the OU Food Pantry. The OU Food Pantry's mission is to contribute to the overall health and wellness of the OU campus community by providing FREE supplemental food assistance and other resources to OU students, faculty and staff.  There will be collection boxes...
Join the Sooner Safety Week CPR Class and Get Certified! The American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED blended learning course will equip you to recognize and care for a variety of breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. This class is taught in a blended learning format, and the online didactic portion (accessed via mobile desktop or tablet) must be...

Emotional Wellness

The emotional dimension recognizes awareness and acceptance of one’s feelings. Emotional wellness includes the degree to which one feels positive and enthusiastic about one’s self and life. It includes the capacity to manage one’s feelings and related behaviors including the realistic assessment of one’s limitations, development of autonomy, and ability to cope effectively with stress.

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center will be having its sixth annual Outpace Cancer Race! This year’s race will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the OU Health Sciences Campus in Oklahoma City. A virtual option will be available to those unable to join in person. Every dollar raised through Outpace Cancer Race goes directly to support patient supportive care services and advance lifesaving...
Every wednesday a therapy dog will be available on the first floor of the student union for pets and love! So if you need a puppy pick me up please feel free to stop by.   HALO dog will be located on East Patio or in room 160 of the union - depending on weather.  See more   Student Wellness programming on our website.
How we talk about suicide matters. Talk Saves Lives is a brief introduction on what you can do to help recognize and prevent suicide in your family, friends, peers, and patients. This is tailored to the students at this campus and will include additional online resources to practice and improve your skill in having uncomfortable conversations that help save lives.   Can't be...

Spiritual Wellness

The spiritual dimension acknowledges the importance of having a sense of meaning. Often meaning or a sense of purpose is found in one’s values which may be informed by their family systems, religions, philosophies, and more. Understanding one’s values and reflecting on whether one is living in accordance to their values is a ---- spiritual wellness.

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.
Every wednesday a therapy dog will be available on the first floor of the student union for pets and love! So if you need a puppy pick me up please feel free to stop by.   HALO dog will be located on East Patio or in room 160 of the union - depending on weather.  See more   Student Wellness programming on our website.

Join Lumina: Queer Student Alliance for our monthly community building meeting on May 1st at 5PM in room 309 of the Student Union. We have created a queer friendly space at OUHSC to nourish our vibrant community, both mentally and physically! Free dinner is provided at every meeting!

Intellectual Wellness

The intellectual dimension recognizes the need for growth and creativity. This may be accomplished in reading, learning new skills, or even unplugging a bit from the daily demands of life.

The Mark Allen Everett, MD, Skin of Color Virtual Symposium, presented by the Department of Dermatology at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine will be held on Friday, May 10, 2024. This all-day, virtual, CME event will ​feature expert dermatologists discussing dermatologic conditions related to patients with skin of color​, as well as other speakers selected for...

Occupational Wellness

The occupational dimension acknowledges efforts we make to create work/life harmony. Establishing and maintaining boundaries, learning how to have quality breaks, and honing communication skills are all examples of occupational wellness.

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center will be having its sixth annual Outpace Cancer Race! This year’s race will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the OU Health Sciences Campus in Oklahoma City. A virtual option will be available to those unable to join in person. Every dollar raised through Outpace Cancer Race goes directly to support patient supportive care services and advance lifesaving...
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 tricks.  Come ready to engage in...
Join Us for the HSC Sooner Safety Week! Come learn about resources available to you on campus and ways you can help keep yourself and our campus community safe! This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with key safety personnel and on-campus groups including the OUHSC Fire Marshall, University Health Club,Information Technology, American Pharmacists Association, and...

Social Wellness

The social dimension recognizes our need for human connection. Though we may desire varying amounts of connection, we desire or miss the lack of it nonetheless. Social wellness involves building healthy, supportive relationships with those around you.

OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center will be having its sixth annual Outpace Cancer Race! This year’s race will be held on Saturday, April 13 at the OU Health Sciences Campus in Oklahoma City. A virtual option will be available to those unable to join in person. Every dollar raised through Outpace Cancer Race goes directly to support patient supportive care services and advance lifesaving...
The Student Dietetic Association (SDA) will be hosting a canned food and non-perishable item drive this month to benefit the OU Food Pantry. The OU Food Pantry's mission is to contribute to the overall health and wellness of the OU campus community by providing FREE supplemental food assistance and other resources to OU students, faculty and staff.  There will be collection boxes...
Join Us for the HSC Sooner Safety Week! Come learn about resources available to you on campus and ways you can help keep yourself and our campus community safe! This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with key safety personnel and on-campus groups including the OUHSC Fire Marshall, University Health Club,Information Technology, American Pharmacists Association, and...