University Health Service

Wellness Course | ALA 270: Being Well Now & ALA 240: Living Well in College & Beyond

Given our present circumstances, adjusting to life in a pandemic, we know students are more in need of community and well-being strategies than ever before.

We've adapted our popular 15-week course, ALA 240: Living Well in College and Beyond to meet the challenges of these unique times.

  • Two Spring 2021 sections available - "Being Well Now" - 7-weeks, 1 credit
  • Three sections available in Fall 2021, including a new section for Student Leaders! 
University of Michigan model of well-being

It Takes Time to Sober Up

A night of heavy partying follows you into the next day because, contrary to popular belief, only time will sober you up.

Screenshot from the Stay in the Blue app

Stress and Mental Health

We can all learn new ways to handle stress for better mental health.

Please explore these webpages for ideas and resources.

Sexual Health

See also: Safer Sex and COVID-19


Sexuality is a broad concept including desires, values, identities, behaviors, beliefs and more. How we take care of ourselves with regard to sexuality is our sexual health. 

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as:

Healthy Eating and Body Image

Developing a healthy relationship with food and our bodies is a key component of achieving overall wellness.

It is hard to feel good about ourselves or our contributions in the world when we have a troubled relationship with the way we eat or the way we look. 

text from Mary Oliver Poem Wild Geese