Life is better when we connect to others.
Seven ways to increase your social well-being at Notre Dame:Human beings are social creatures. We need human interaction and positive relationships in order to thrive. Luckily, you live in a community of 12,000 students with whom you can connect.
- Attend the Wellness Expo, a bi-annual wellness fair meant to encourage students to lead healthy lives by connecting them to a variety of campus departments focusing on health and well-being.
- Join a student club or organization and meet people who share your interests.
- Serve through the Center for Social Concerns and help meet the needs of others.
- Form an intramural team with friends—and strangers—from your hall. Competing and learning to work together as a team will help form meaningful friendships.
- Get out of your comfort zone. Attend an event you might not otherwise attend and meet people with interests and opinions different than your own.
- Become a peer educator by taking advantage of one of the many student opportunities across campus.
- Complete a social wellness assessment and reflect on how you can improve your social well-being.
There are so many ways to be social at Notre Dame.
Below we’ve collected a number of on-campus resources that will enable you to connect with others, develop meaningful relationships, and make the most of Notre Dame’s vibrant social life.
- Visit our services page to learn about McWell events and activities.
- Learn how to connect with McWell by visiting our student involvement page.