News

Thu, 03/30/2017
Student Wellness at Yale has all kinds of ideas to help you find your wellness. From yoga and meditation to cooking and hiking with friends. Check out this newsletter to learn more. 
Wed, 02/15/2017
The Peer Wellness Champions, initiated by The Wellness Project of the Office of the Secretary and Vice President for Student Life, help their classmates think deeply about individual and collective wellness. Peer Wellness Champions may engage students in their college/school with individual...
Fri, 10/07/2016
This half-day silent meditation retreat, developed by the Center for Koru Mindfulness, is open to beginners and seasoned meditators alike.  The retreat will give you a chance to step away from your work and rest in stillness among your peers. You’ll have the chance to explore a number of...
Fri, 09/30/2016
*Just for Yale students! Please bring Yale ID* This semester, we’re lucky to have the STI Testing Party sponsored by The Yale Women’s Center! And as always, these parties are co-hosted with amazing Student Health department at Yale Health Center. Join your fellow peers for free...
Wed, 04/27/2016
This announcement was sent to the Yale student community on April 26, 2016. Dear students, I am pleased to share with you an update on the expansion of Yale gym and library hours, the result of conversations with graduate and professional student leadership over the past year. Expanded access to...
Mon, 04/18/2016
As midterm season evolves into finals week, sleep — or the lack thereof — is a pervasive complaint among students. So at 6:30 p.m. Friday evening, Commons was packed with hundreds of Yalies attending #SleepRevolution, an event designed to promote awareness of and provide resources for sleep issues...
Tue, 04/12/2016
*Just for Yale students!* Free comprehensive testing, Q&A with (s)experts, raffling drawings, games, food and fun! Testing includes HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis screening via blood and urine samples. For questions/concerns/comments, please contact the Health Educator for Yale Health...
Mon, 04/11/2016
Don’t stay up all night studying or working on that killer project. Instead, take a break and join the #SleepRevolution on Friday, April 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Commons in the Schwarzman Center, corner of Grove and Prospect streets.
Fri, 01/29/2016
On January 28, over two hundred students and community members packed Sudler Hall to hear Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, bestselling author and expert on mood disorders, speak about her personal and professional perspectives on life with mania and bipolar disease. The event was led by undergraduate...
Thu, 01/21/2016
This semester, Student Wellness at Yale will expand its Koru Mindfulness program — a seminar series that aims to teach students basic skills of meditation and mindfulness — to three additional colleges, thereby expanding the program to a quarter of the Yale College community.
Fri, 01/01/2016
In September 2015, The Wellness Project committee invited all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and student groups to apply for up to $1,000 in funding for programs or activities focused on any of the following areas of wellness: emotional, physical, social, intellectual,...
Wed, 12/02/2015
In November, Secretary and Vice President for Student Life Kimberly Goff-Crews announced that the Wellness Project — an initiative to promote mental health and wellness on campus — had selected 12 out of 50 applications for the project’s student wellness grants, which can provide up to $1,000 in...
Thu, 09/10/2015
Secretary and Vice President for Student Life Kimberly Goff-Crews announces new wellness initiatives to all Yale students. 
Tue, 09/01/2015
The Yale Police Department recently upgraded the Bulldog Mobile App (BDM). Effective July 1, 2015, the BDM app will be powered by LiveSafe.  This new app has some great safety features that will benefit the entire Yale community including: Help Button, SafeWalk Tool and Quick Text Tip option.