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

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 

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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 Zen Study Zone

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Visit our designated Zen Study Zones to study and stay well. You’ll find refreshments, study breaks, and more! Locations TBD.…

Recent News

Self-Care for Finals

Ways to Practice Self-Care During Finals. 

Finals week can certainly be challenging, which makes it that much more important to proactively nurture and maintain your personal well-being.  We recommend that students make a point to continue to practice their normal self-care routines, which can sometimes fall by the wayside during stressful times like finals week.  This includes things like taking the time to eat nutritious meals to nourish your mind and your body, giving yourself plenty of time to sleep (aiming for 7-9 hours per night for optimal performance), and continuing normal physical activity routines which can be excellent for stress relief.  Of course it's also important to practice other stress management techniques such as mindfulness and meditation, deep breathing, yoga, or even something as simple as intentionally taking a stroll around ND's beautiful campus.  Additionally, we are big advocates for taking intentional study breaks to engage in something that you love to do, even if it's only for a short period of time during your long study sessions!  …

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

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