Health and Wellness

Many members of our community are facing new situations and circumstances that may increase anxiety and stress. Below you will find valuable tools, strategies, and Rochester-based recommendations to help improve and support your mental health, physical fitness, and overall well-being.

 

For the University’s latest news and updates regarding COVID-19, please click here.

Emotional & Spiritual Support

We’re creating a compassionate culture for Rochester’s campus community and beyond. Explore the Mindful University Project, programs provided by the communities within the Interfaith Chapel, and the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

Disclaimer: Please note that this photo was taken before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental Health

Visit the Medical Center’s Mental Health & Wellness page, and feel empowered to take care of yourself–even in challenging times.

Physical Wellness

No gym? No problem! The Department of Athletics and Recreation has you covered to get moving and stay active with group fitness classes.

Professional Development

Making meaningful connections can help you thrive both on and off the clock. Start sharing with groups for COVID-19 support and Health & Wellness on The Meliora Collective.

You can also turn to a Career Coach for advice, and catch up on our webinars to learn something new.

Join the Conversation

You’re invited to take part in this dedicated space for discussion and discovery. Use this group to learn more about events and resources from across the University and Medical Center, and post your own wellness articles, podcasts, blogs, and other favorite finds.

Mark Your Calendar

The Office of Alumni Relations and Constituent Engagement is committed to providing a variety of virtual programs–like Experience Rochester and REAL Conversations–that inspire, educate, and delight. Browse the latest lineup, and check back often as more wellness-focused events are added. You can also search for University-wide Wellness and Fitness events.

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