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Health & Wellness Program

UCSB Health & Wellness Department promotes the mental, physical and social health of all students by enhancing individual skills and positive relationships with families, peers and the UCSB/Isla Vista community. Health & Wellness Department topics include: Positive Psychology; Meditation; Sleep; Food, Nutrition & Basic Skills; Sexual Health & Relationships; Stress Reduction; Eating Disorder & Body Image; Alcohol & Other Drugs. The mission of Health & Wellness is to support the flourishing of students as they navigate the University experience for academic success and a fulfilling life.

Health & Wellness staff works within a comprehensive research-based framework to foster healthy campus learning environments that nurture optimal student development, resilience and well-being.

The Health & Wellness Department offers a variety of special events throughout the academic year. Some of them include Dog Therapy Day, Rejuvenation Station, and Wellness Soup Wednesday.  

They are located in the Student Resource Building. For further assistance, please call (805) 893-2630 or email For further information, please visit the Health & Wellness website here.

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