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Wellness Programming

Live Well

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.

Wellness Calendar of Events 2016/2017

Going on Now! 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday in the Health Center, Flu Shots
Don't get caught off guard! Get your flu shot! $20 for full-time students. Checks, debit/credit cards accepted (no cash).

askeva150Going on Now! Ask Eva Blog
Go ahead. Ask your sexual health question http://askevablog.wordpress.com/blog/.
October 24-28, Safety Week & Keys to Drinking
A variety of programs will be offered this week to show you how to stay safe on campus. Watch for details.

October 26-November 9, Wellness Wednesdays
FYE and IS Approved programming include:

October 26 - Sex: Just So You Know
Dr. Eva Fried, Assistant Professor, Nursing
12:00 noon – Campus Center Room 3 - Free Pizza!

October 26 - Team Consent
Student Facilitators
6:00 p.m. – Towers 116

November 2 - Positivity: It’s a Choice
Dr. Kathy Ryan, Director of Counseling
12:00 noon – Campus Center Room 3 - Free Pizza!

November 2 - Student Speak Out on Mental Health
Counseling Services and Peer Wellness Advocates
6:00 p.m. – Location TBA

November 9, 2016 - Ally Project
Rev. Judy Guion-Utsler, Chaplain and Student Allies
12:00 noon – Campus Center Room 3 - Free Pizza!

November 9, 2016 - SafeZone Lgbtqia+ 101
Student Facilitators
6:00 p.m. – Towers 116

November 30 and April 19, 4-6 p.m. in the Campus Center: Yes to Sleep; No to Stress Zone 
Unwind and relax during exam week!

January 9-13, Eating Disorders and Otterbein Students
Wellness will collaborate with the Center for Balanced Living and Otterbein Recreation and Fitness to bring you important information on eating disorders and Otterbein Students. 

February 14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Campus Center: Happy Valentine's Day! 
Visit our Valentine's day booth to learn more about healthy relationships and sexual health.

February 20-24, Just in time for spring break

By this time, we are all ready for someplace warm. Watch for important information on smart drinking, partying and general safety. We will also hand out cool give-a-ways.

April TBA, 8-9:30 p.m. at the Campus Center: "Take Back the Night"
Wellness is partnering with Tau Epsilon Mu to discuss and raise awareness about relationship violence. 

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

/ 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