Lead. Nurture.Foster. Empower.

We foster students' lifelong 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

Game Day Yoga

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Location: Check-in @ Rolfs Sports Recreation Center

Join the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, RecSports, and Game Day to energize your home game mornings with free yoga open to all ability levels!   More information and registration: Game Day Yoga

Meet at Rolfs Sports Recreation Center

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

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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/

Game Day Yoga

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Location: Rolfs Sports Recreation Center, Activity Room 1

Join the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, RecSports, and Game Day to energize your home game mornings with free yoga open to all ability levels!   More information and registration: Game Day Yoga

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/

Game Day Yoga

-

Location: Rolfs Sports Recreation Center, Activity Room 1

Join the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being, RecSports, and Game Day to energize your home game mornings with free yoga open to all ability levels!   More information and registration: Game Day Yoga

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

Visit us on Fall Break, 9am-4pm

We hope you enjoy your fall break, ND!  Please stop by to see us if you're on campus. We will be open from 9am-4pm during the break and will resume usual operating hours on 10/23/17.…

The DH Dash: Economical Eating Can Be Healthy, Too

I stroll into South Dining Hall at 7:30 p.m. on a Wednesday, and my eyes involuntarily dart towards the mashed potatoes. They have gravy today. I confidently walk past the stir fry, the salad bar, and baskets of fresh fruit towards my starch-laden destiny. As I inhale spoonful after spoonful of potato, I think to myself that they taste even better than they did yesterday. And on Monday. And on Sunday……

Successfully Navigating the Roommate Experience

Many people enter college expecting to make a best friend out of their roommate. Sometimes this happens; other times, the priority becomes keeping the peace (if) and when possible. Most students fall somewhere in the middle of this spectrum. No matter where you currently stand in your relationship with your roommate, never forget that the needs of both of you should be equally considered. This can only be accomplished through meaningful communication. Don’t harbor hard feelings for your roommate over the course of the semester, only for all your grudges to inconveniently surface and pour over during finals week. If you two have different standards of cleanliness, set boundaries, and make compromises. If you operate on different sleep schedules, assign separate study spaces to the early bird and the night owl. Adequate sleep is integral to your overall wellbeing, so don’t forfeit any of it out of fear of confrontation. If you are not okay with who circulates in and out of your room during the day, speak your mind. It is your room just as much as it is your roommate’s, so any physical or mental stimuli that challenge your comfort are worth addressing. Your room is your everyday space, so how do you make the best of sharing 50% of it with someone else (someone who may even be a stranger)? Take a look at this article

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