Events

We can help you learn how to keep your life in balance. Programs and workshops are designed to help you gain practical skills you'll use now and after graduation. Our events are also listed on the university calendar for your convenience. 

Weekly Drop-in Activities

Registration is not required for drop-in activities, which take place in Health & Wellness or Thrive, the Health & Wellness Satellite Office, located in Room 249 at the Hamel Recreation Center. 

Day Activity Time Location Notes
Monday Drop-in Meditation & Mindfulness 12:30 pm -1:00 pm Health & Wellness, 2nd Floor  Students & Staff welcome
Tuesday Napercise 1:30 pm-2:30 pm Thrive Students & Staff welcome
Wednesday Paws & Relax Noon - 3:00 pm Thrive Students & Staff welcome; please leave your pets at home
Thursday Drop-in Meditation & Mindfulness 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Thrive Students & Staff welcome

Groups & Workshops

Groups and workshops are designed for students only. Advanced registration is required for these groups and workshops unless noted. Sign up below or by calling 603-862-3823.

Workshops Day Dates Times Registration

What's Cooking? Classes

Wednesdays February 7-April 18 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm Sign Up for what's cooking 
Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra Workshop Fridays February 23 & April 6 1:10 - 3:10 pm Sign up for yoga
Groups Day Dates Times Registration
Mindfulness & Meditation Group, Mondays Mondays 2/12-3/5 2:10 pm - 3:30 pm SIGN UP HAS CLOSED
Mindfulness & Meditation Group, Tuesdays Tuesdays 3/27-4/17 12:40 pm - 2:00 pm Sign up for meditation
Unwind & Recharge: Stress Coping Skills Group Wednesdays 2/7-3/7 1:10 pm - 3:10 pm
Living Well Chronic Illness Support Group Thursdays 2/22-4/19 12:40 pm - 1:40 pm  SIGN UP HAS CLOSED
Fierce & Fabulous Fridays 2/9-3/30 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm SIGN UP HAS CLOSED

Special Events

The following events do not require tickets or registration. 

Spring 2018

Event Description Date Time Location
Eating Concerns Awareness Week More than 30 million people in the US suffer from an eating disorder and that number is expected to be much higher due to many people who live in silence with an eating disorder. Join us in raising awareness about eating disorders at UNH.
Feb. 26 - Mar. 2
TBD Varies
Nutrition Expo The Nutrition Expo is a one-stop shop, bringing together the many great nutrition services around UNH and the Durham community.  Learn about nutrition, sustainability, and eating well from local businesses, restaurants, and organizations.  Mar. 29 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Hamel Rec Center
Get Yourself Tested

Make an appointment and get screened and/or tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV during April will receive a $5 gift card to a Durham coffee shop. This promotion is only available for current UNH students who have paid the health fee and ends April 30, 2018. Limit 1 per person

Apr.  1 - Apr. 30 Hours  Health & Wellness
Get Yourself Tested Walk-In STI/HIV Clinic 

Get screened and/or tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV without an appointment. You will receive a $5 gift card to a Durham coffee shop. This promotion is only available for current UNH students who have paid the health fee and ends April 30, 2018. Limit 1 per person

If you are unable to attend the walk-in clinic, you can make an appointment to get tested  online  or by calling (603) 862-9355

Apr. 13 11:00am - 2:00pm Health & Wellness
Pleasure Party  Celebrate Get Yourself Tested Month by attending this rousing event with fun activities and opportunities to learn about sex toys, pleasure, and safer sex. Free sex kits for all participants. Apr. 26 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thrive, Hamel Recreation Center
Thrive & Strive Variety of de-stressing activities offered on the two reading days before finals.  May 8 - May 9 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thrive, Hamel Recreation Center

Fall 2017

Event Description Date Time Location
Flu Clinic Free flu clinic for students who have paid their mandatory health fee. Otherwise: $25 10/4 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Hamel Recreation Center
Sextober All month there will be opportunities for the community to learn about sexuality and sexual health.  10/1-31 Varies Varies
Wellness Fest  Wellness Fest, brought to you by Fresh Check Day, raises awareness of mental health coping strategies and resources at UNH. It is a celebratory fair-like event that includes interactive expo booths, free food, entertainment,  prizes, and giveaways. 10/12 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Hamel Recreation Center
Body Positivity Week A variety of events brought to you by Eating Concerns Mentors to promote healthy body image. 10/22-26 Varies Varies
Fierce & Fabulous Expo In addition to awesome activities and door prizes, student organizations and local businesses will be there to offer you information to connect you with your community. The expo is open to all identities and genders. We welcome UNH students, employees and community members. 10/26 Noon - 3:00 pm Hamel Recreation Center
Body Monologues UNH students and staff create and perform stories of resiliency and self-love. Stories are meant to inspire and educate the audience about the internal struggle with body image and eating concerns.

11/8

 

7:00 pm MUB
Great American Smokeout Smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. Encourage someone you know to use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day. By quitting – even for 1 day – smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk. 11/16 4:30 pm-6:00 pm Hamel Recreation Center
World AIDS Day World AIDS Day is honored around the globe to remember those who have died from AIDS.  Get tested during the Student HIV Testing Clinic. (It's free. No needles. Results in 20 minutes.) You can also pick up a red ribbon and learn about HIV/AIDS from information tables at the MUB on Nov. 30 and Dec. 4. Learn more. 12/1 11 am-2 pm Health & Wellness, Room 249