Restorative Spaces

A home to nurture student well-being.

Informed by the research -- and guided by insight from focus groups with students, faculty and staff -- the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being is piloting ways to integrate well-being into physical spaces across campus. Located on the 2nd Floor of Saint Liam Hall, students can reserve the following rooms at McWell:  


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The Break Room

You work hard--it's time you give yourself a break! Reserve our Break Room with a few of your friends and come try new things in our interactive, stress-relieving space.  We have video & brain games, and creative supplies to help you relax and have fun--or stretch out on the couch for a nap.

New features: record player with vinyls, blankets, new games, knitting and paint supplies.



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The Living Room

Welcome to your home away from home! The Living Room has been designed to meet your studying needs. Grab a cup of our free tea or coffee and a snack, and dive into your books. You'll find comfy chairs, pillows, a huge dry erase board, and a soothing fireplace.

New features: foldable tray tables to make studying easier.



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The Fort

In need of some green? The Fort brings nature to you. Relax and unwind in McWell's nature-inspired space. You'll find cozy furniture and lighting, plants galore, and even nature sounds. Bring your books, use it for a prayer or meditative space, or take a nap - it can be tailored to meet your needs. 

New features: wall projector, which is connected to the Calm meditation app for the ultimate relaxation space. 


Reserve a McWell Restorative Space 

 Book an appointment with McDonald Center for Student Well-Being using SetMore

Reservations are limited to two hours.