Virtual Services & Resources 2020

Virtual Services

Due to precautions being taken surrounding the coronavirus, the staff in McWell are working hard to provide students with virtual services that can be accessed from different locations and time zones.  For the latest information about services and opportunities, follow @McWellND on social media.  For the most up to date information about the University's response to COVID-19, visit

Staff Accessibility

McWell staff is available during regular business hours (Mon - Fri 8am-5pm) for both in-person and virtual meetings. Staff also remain active and engaged on email and social media.  If you need to contact a McWell staff member please use email as your first point of contact. The main McWell email account, is monitored during normal business hours. 

Dreaming Domers Sleep Program

Sleep is important for success in all things and is especially important during stressful times to support your physical and emotional well-being.  The Dreaming Domers Sleep Program is available to students for online registration and electronic education.  For more information and to register, visit:  Unfortunately, sleep kits will not be available during this time period.

Substance Use Risk Reduction Meetings

A McWell staff member is available to you to meet virtually to discuss substance use concerns in a private and non-judgmental way.  For more information, visit:  Email Mara Trionfero Lucas to schedule an appointment.

Alcohol eCheckUpToGo

The Alcohol eCheckUpToGo is an interactive web survey that allows university students to enhance their overall well-being through risk reduction around alcohol. Students enter information about their drinking patterns and receive feedback about their use of alcohol to use to make healthier choices.  For more information, visit:  If you would like to discuss your results with a McWell staff member, email Mara Trionfero Lucas to schedule an appointment.

Koru Online

Koru is an nationally-known, evidence-based mindfulness program developed specifically for college students by experts at Duke University.  Typically conducted in-person, you will have the option between in-person and sessions in a virtual format.  Registrants will be contacted about specific details.  If you are interested in joining a future session of Koru, please visit: and click on the registration link.

Daily Well-Being Content

Follow @McWellND on social media regularly for content focused on promoting and supporting your well-being.

Virtual Workshops

Staff at McWell are working to create online, virtual workshop opportunities (in addition to our traditional in-person workshops) to provide you with valuable skills for supporting your well-being.  Follow @McWellND and check back here for updated information about workshop schedules.  Request a workshop for your hall or organization by filling out this form.

Downloadable Well-Being Resources

Check back here regularly for new and updated downloadable well-being resources.

The What is There To Do? Guide from our GROW peer leaders offers ideas and suggestions for safe ways to have fun

Full Transition to Online Learning Toolkit: Tips and worksheets to help you build resilience, be more productive and navigate the unknown

Emotional Well-Being Conversations Toolkit: A guide for how you might support a friend or family member 

Coronavirus Conversations Toolkit: Tips for having those difficult, but necessary, conversations about the new normal

Individual worksheets:
Creating Healthy Routines

Building Individual Resilience

How to Be Productive

Time Management

Self Check and Staying Motivated

Navigating the Unknown

Mindful Self Compassion

Making Meaning Worksheet 

Check out virtual Summer Camp on Instagram for great resources and activities.

Each week over the summer the GROW peer educators had new themes to explore, a challenge to get you thinking about the theme, an engagement activity and live social activity. Miss out over the summer?  No worries! The themes and challenges are on the sheets below and offer creative options for having fun.  To participate, just follow along on the material below!

Summer Camp overview

Summer Camp week 1: Movies and Smoothies

Summer Camp week 2: Explore the Outdoors

Summer Camp week 3: Let's Get Artsy!

Summer Camp week 4: Food and Fun

Summer Camp week 5: Listen and Learn

Summer Camp week 6: Engage, Educate and Empower

Summer Camp week 7: Practice Makes Perfect, challenge guidelines

Summer Camp week 8: Go Green ND!

Summer Camp week 9: ReDefine Your Normal