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We are here to serve students life long well-being

McWell infuses well-being into the campus culture so students can thrive.  We strategically assess the environment and create structures that enhance well-being and reduce risks.  Simply put, when students are well, they do well; in the classroom, in their relationships and in the world.  

Upcoming Events

Game Day Yoga


Location: Sundial, south of Jordan Hall of Science

Join the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, RecSports, and Game Day to energize your home game mornings!  Located at the sundial on the south side of Jordan Hall of Science, Game Day Yoga is free for participants and all are welcome to join.  A limited number of yoga mats (35) are available for use.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own mats if possible. …

Drop-In Yoga


Location: Saint Liam Hall - 3rd Floor Conference Room

Looking for a way to unwind this afternoon?  Join us every Tuesday at 2:00 pm this fall for free yoga.  No previous experience is required and mats are provided.…

Koru Mindfulness Sessions Begin


Location: Saint Liam Hall/FOG

Interested in feeling more mindful, more rested, and less stressed?  Join our free Koru Mindfulness classes!  Koru is an evidence-based mindfulness program developed specifically for college students by experts at Duke University.  By joining Koru, you'll commit to four 75-minute sessions that take place once per week for four consecutive weeks

Recent News

Here's How Study Breaks Boost Learning

Students in school are rarely given opportunities to rest and reflect on the knowledge they’ve acquired, but a new study suggests that giving the mind a little targeted downtime could be a highly effective way to boost learning.

The brain mechanisms that are engaged when the mind is resting and reflecting on previously acquired information can boost future learning, according to research from the University of Texas at Austin, recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Fall Break Hours

Spending time on campus over Fall Break?  McWell will be open, but will close earlier than usual.  Next week (October 17-21) we will only be open until 4:00pm Monday-Friday.  Stop by and visit us!…

World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, as recognized by the World Health Organization, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.  We're celebrating with you by sharing 31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

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