Lead. Nurture.Foster. Empower.

We foster students' life long well-being.

The McDonald Center for Student Well-Being strategically assesses the environment and creates structures for wellness enhancement and risk reduction. Using evidence-based practices and collaborating with a range of campus partners, we work collectively to provide initiatives, services, and resources that support the eight dimensions of well-being.

Upcoming Events

Paws to Relax: DeStress Fair


Location: North Quad

Come to see loveable dogs and puppies while you unwind with fun activities before Finals Week. Location TBD.

Mindfulness at the Snite


Location: Snite Museum

Relax and recharge at the Snite Museum this semester through guided mindfulness meditation. Contemplative engagement is a way of connecting to a work of art and a means of turning inward towards the personal and the spiritual. 

No prior experience needed. This meditation series is being led by teacher Megan Smedley. …

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 


Location: 3rd Floor Hammes Mowbray Hall

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings on campus are:

Wednesdays, 7:00 PM - 3rd Fl. Hammes-Mowbray Hall

Fridays, 12:00 PM - Room 215, The Living Room, Saint Liam Hall

For more information visit http://www.michianasober.org/

McWell Yoga


Location: Saint Liam Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Looking for a way to unwind today? Join us every Friday at noon this spring for free drop-in yoga at Saint Liam Hall.  No previous experience is required, no registration is necessary, and mats are provided if you need one!…

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings


Location: 215, The Living Room

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings on campus are:

Wednesdays, 7:00 PM - 3rd Fl. Hammes-Mowbray Hall

Fridays, 12:00 PM - Room 215 Saint Liam Hall

For more information visit http://www.michianasober.org/

Recent News

McWell is Hiring

Now seeking student applicants for McWell Assistant Role.

Are you interested in the work that McWell does? We are currently seeking applicants to fill our role of McWell Assistant.  This student will work alongside our staff to support the department’s initiatives, and will be paid based on the University’s 2017-2018 Hourly Student Pay Rates, anticipating an average of 6-8 hours per week. Some evening/weekend hours may apply, in which case the student's typical weekly work schedule would be adjusted.  For specific job requirements and desired qualifications, and to apply, please visit here

Turn Off, Tune In Challenge

Take a break from technology!

Boost your social well-being this week by participating in McWell's Turn Off, Tune In Challenge. Studies suggest that college students spend an average of 8-10 hours on cell phones per day, so we encourage you to 'turn off' that technology and 'tune in' to the social connections and bonds that you may be missing out on.  Take our Turn Off, Tune In Challenge Pledge and be entered to win prizes. Make your pledge at bit.ly/NOTECH

Become a Well-Being Leader

Applications currently being accepted until 4/13/2017.

Looking to get involved with McWell?  Apply to be a Thrive Well-Being Leader and be an integral part of the McWell team.  By joining Thrive, you will encourage your fellow students to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle by managing and implementing some of McWell’s largest events like our Expo and Health Huts.  …

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