Be Well UGA Programs

Be Well UGA is the place to find all the FREE wellness and prevention classes hosted by the University Health Center. Check out all the amazing classes and services geared towards helping UGA students thrive physically, mentally, and socially. We hope you enjoy them!

All offerings are FREE. Please bring your UGA STUDENT ID.

 

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Healthy Dawg Kickoff

Healthy Dawg Kickoff

Thursday, Aug 31
1:00pm - 3:00pm
University Health Center
Lots of freebies & snacks! Photos with Hairy Dawg & Spike!
Stop by Healthy Dawg Kickoff for giveaways and cool prizes, food by Jimmy Johns and UGarden, pictures with Hairy Dawg and Spike, and fun health tips from your University Health Center!
During this event, UGA students are invited to stop by the health center, pick up a punch card, and complete it for prizes—all while gathering info about UHC services at interactive booths hosted by UHC clinics and student groups.


Adjusting to College

Thursdays, Aug 17 - Sep 28
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Various Locations:
Aug 17 & 24: Tate Room 145
Aug 31, Sep 7, 14, 21: Tate Room 144
Sep 28: Tate Room 479
• 5-week workshop with topics including managing stress, building relationships, adjusting to UGA, exploring identity, finding your place. Drop-ins Welcome!

Hosted by CAPS

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mondays, Sep 11 - Dec 4 (no class Nov 20/Thanksgiving)
12:30 - 1:30pm
Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
Drop-in class
Hosted by CAPS
Each week will include one of the following topics:
• Understanding anxiety
• Calming your body
• Calming your mind
• Creating a lifestyle for managing stress

Yoga for Stress Relief

Tuesdays, Sep 5 - Dec 5 (no class Nov 21/Thanksgiving)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Tate Center, Studio 473
Drop-in class
Instructed by Alice Huff, CAPS Counselor & Registered Yoga Teacher

WatchDawgs - Bystander Intervention

(no reservation needed! )

• Wed, Aug 30, 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348
• Thu, Sep 7, 2:30pm - 4:00pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348
• Mon, Sep 11, 2:30pm - 4:00pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348
• Tue, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348

Learn the skills to help friends and fellow dawgs by recognizing and preventing potentially risky situations and finding realistic ways to intervene.
To register, email your name, UGA email address, and date of desired program to ktruesdell@uhs.uga.edu

Body Positivity Workshops

This workshop will provide an overview of positive body image and the media. Through interactive discussions of beauty standards and activities for challenging negative body talk, participants will be encouraged to think positively about themselves and focus on true beauty rather than unrealistic norms.
Hosted by BeYOU Peer Educators, University Health Center
Follow us for more details @BeYou_UGA


Wed, Sep 6, 6:00-7:30pm, Tate 144
Tue, Sep 26, 7:00-8:30pm, Miller Learning Center 0250
Tue, Oct 17, 6:00-7:30pm, Miller Learning Center 0267
Mon, Nov 6, 5:00-6:30pm, Miller Learning Center 0277


Fempowerment

Fall dates and times coming soon.

A Women & Wellness Discussion Group—all genders welcome!
Thursdays, Jan 26 - Apr 20 (no session the week of Spring Break, March 9)
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Tate Center, Room 352 (just outside the Bulldawg Café)
FYOS-approved events!
No pre-registration required.


Fempowerment is a space for undergraduate students to come discuss any and all topics at the intersection of womanhood and wellness. Womanhood in this context is defined as the state of anyone who identifies as a woman, and wellness is defined as the promotion of mental, emotional, physical, and relationship-oriented health. Inspired by the FemSex @ Berkeley movement
Questions? Contact Ciera Durden cdurden@uga.edu

 


Be a Healthy Dawg!