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Wellness Programming

Think of us as life coaches...who bring the pizza!

From Safety Week to celebrating the end of the semester with a No Stress Zone, we offer a variety of programs to help educate you on important wellness topics. We host such events as Party With Cardy (an alcohol education party for first-year students) and Wellness Wednesdays (fall semester workshops that focus on a different topic each week). And yes, we really do bring pizza!

Wellness Calendar Spring 2018

Flu shots, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Health Center
Don't get caught off guard! Get your flu shot cheap! Checks, debit/credit cards accepted (no cash).

Financial Wellness Workshops, TBA
Dress for success, taxes, personal spending. Keep your eye out for a variety of programming.

I Am Complete: Eating Disorders & Self-Esteem, TBA
Eating disorders are a real problem for some students. In many cases, they hide it well. We want to reach out to these students so they can find relief and healing. If you have a friend who suffers from an eating disorder, you might need support, too.

Valentine's Day, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., February 14, Campus Center

Visit our Valentine's day booth to learn more about healthy relationships and what to do if you find yourself in one that is not healthy.

Spring Break Drinking
, February 21, Towers 110, 7-8 p.m.
Otterbein Police and Wellness will talk about responsible drinking, what to do if someone passes out after drinking too much, and what you can do to stop an alcohol-related sexual assault--even if you don't know the person. Risk reduction is an important life skill, so come to this program and learn how to have fun responsibly.

STI Testing, March (Time and date TBA) Student Health Center
Bring home something other than a suntan while on Spring Break? Free STI testing will be available in the health center. Questions? Call the Student Health Center at 614.823.1345 or visit www.equitashealth.com.

Take Back the Night! April 8-9:30 p.m., April 10, Campus Center
Wellness is partnering with Tau Epsilon Mu to discuss and raise awareness about relationship violence. We will hold a candlelight vigil, paint one nail purple to help make our point, and offer a self-defense workshop at 1 p.m. in the Rike Fitness Room.

No Stress Zone (Time and Date TBA) Campus Center
Unwind and take control before exam week!

Wellness Topics

The topics below are addressed throughout the year through various programming:

  • Alcohol
  • Substance abuse
  • Stress management
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual health
  • Sexual assault
  • Women's issues
  • Rx drug awareness

Wellness-sponsored programs are designed to increase awareness on these important topics and help students develop strategies for handling issues that arise during the college years.

Students are encouraged to join support groups or schedule an appointment to see a counselor on campus when they are confronted with personal challenges or simply need an outside resource to speak with.

Be a Flu Fighter: Get Healthy - Stay Healthy

1/hr (if at all) =
low-risk drinking

/ Office of Student Conduct & Wellness

The Office of Student Conduct and Wellness is located in the Office of Student Affairs in the back of Hanby Hall on Cochran Alley.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (summer)

Julie Saker,  Associate Dean of Students
Jill McCullough, asst. director
p / 614.823.1250
e / wellness@otterbein.edu