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We're here to support you as you learn to create balance in your life. Our events and workshops are fun and interactive, 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.
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Our Fall 2021 events and programming will be updated soon. Please check back!
The following events do not require tickets or registration.
WEEKLY DROP-IN ACTIVITIES
|Drop-in Mindfulness & Meditation||Monday - Friday||12:30 PM - 1:00 PM||Health & Wellness, 2nd Floor||Students & staff welcome.|
|Paws & Relax||Wednesday||12:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)||Students & staff welcome; please leave your pets at home.|
|Wellness Walk||Wednesday||1:10 PM - 1:45 PM||Meets on the Thompson Hall steps||Students & staff welcome.|
|Walk in the Woods||Thursday||8:00 AM - 9:15 AM||Meets in the Hamel Recreation Center lobby||Science shows nature is good for both our bodies and our brains. Come experience College Woods from summer to winter! Students & staff welcome.|
GROUPS & WORKSHOPS
Advanced registration required unless otherwise noted.
|What's Cooking? Classes||Wednesdays||9/18
|4:10 PM - 5:30 PM||SIGN UP FOR WHAT'S COOKING|
|Yoga Nidra Workshop||Fridays||9/10
|1:10 PM - 3:00 PM||SIGN UP FOR YOGA NIDRA|
|4-Week Mindfulness & Meditation Group: Session I||Friday||9/27
|1:10 PM - 2:30 PM||SIGN UP FOR M&M GROUP|
|4-Week Mindfulness & Meditation Group: Session II||Thursdays||10/22
|12:40 PM - 2:00 PM||SIGN UP FOR M&M GROUP|
|1:00 PM - 2:00 PM||SIGN UP FOR NAPERCISE|
FALL 2019 SPECIAL EVENTS
The following events do not require tickets or registration.
|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.||9/26||11:00 AM - 2:00 PM||Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Sextober||Sextober is a month of sex-positive and inclusive programming. No topic is too taboo for Sextober! Free Safer Sex Kits given out all month.||10/1 - 10/31||Varies||Varies|
|STI/HIV Walk-in Clinic||Get screened and/or tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV without an appointment. 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.||10/3||9:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Health & Wellness|
|Pleasure Party||An arousing sex positive event to learn about sexual health, safer sex, contraception, and sexual pleasure. Free sex kits for all participants.||10/7||5:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Thrive Demo Kitchen, room 238 Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Flu Clinic I||Help keep yourself and your campus healthy in the upcoming flu season! Get vaccinated for the flu with no appointment needed. Pricing for testing varies. Students, faculty, and staff encouraged.||10/9||7:30 AM - 5:00 PM||Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Body Positivity Week||A variety of events brought to you by Eating Concerns Mentors to promote healthy body image at UNH.||10/21 - 10/26||Varies||Varies|
|Flu Clinic II||Help keep yourself and your campus healthy in the upcoming flu season! Get vaccinated for the flu with no appointment needed. Pricing for testing varies. Students, faculty, and staff encouraged.||10/31||8:00 AM - 4:00 PM||Thrive Demo Kitchen, room 238, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Fierce & Fabulous Women's 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.||10/31||11:00 AM - 2:00 PM||Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Body Monologues||UNH students and staff create and perform stories of resiliency and self-love to inspire and educate the audience about the internal struggle with body image and eating concerns.||11/13||7:00 PM||Strafford Room, MUB|
|Great American Smokeout||
We are calling on students, faculty and staff to join together in support of clearing our lungs and clearing our campus environment of nicotine/tobacco. Join us for the 2nd annual UNH Health & Wellness Cigarette and Vape Cartridge Campus Clean Up in recognition of the American Cancer Society’s 43rd Great American Smokeout event.
No sign up required--simply present to our table outside the Health and Wellness building to pick up your supplies and instructions and to enter into our raffle! For more information please contact email@example.com or call Health & Wellness at (603) 862-3823.
|11/21||TBD||Health & Wellness|
|Wellness & Woofreshments Café||Join us for a mindful break in a café-like environment with refreshments, music, relaxing activities and Paws and Relax therapy animals. This event has passed.||12/5||12:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Thrive, room 238, Hamel Recreation Center|
|Survive & Thrive through Finals||Take a break from studying to relax and have fun. We’ll have good food and giveaways to help you through the end of the semester. Event powered by our Wellness Ambassadors.||12/9 & 12/10||Varies||Varies|
SPRING 2019 SPECIAL EVENTS
|Pleasure Party||We are reclaiming Valentine's Day to be all about self-love, with or without a partner. Join us for an arousing, sex-positive event with opportunities to learn about safer sex, sexual health, decision-making, identity, and the health benefits of sexual pleasure. This event has passed.||February 11||5:00 PM - 8:00 PM||
Thrive Kitchen, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)
|Random Acts of Kindness Week||Let's make kindness the norm at UNH. Join us for a week-long celebration of kindness, compassion, and self-care. Look for our daily activities schedule and finish out the week at our Kindness Retreat. See the full schedule here. This event has passed.||February 11 - 17||Varies||Varies|
Relax with free tea and snacks, decompress in the mediation room, and try different activities that are proven to help you feel good. Workshop themes include:
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|February 15||10:00 AM - 3:00 PM||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Eating Concerns Awareness Week||More than 30 million people in the US are known to have an eating disorder, a number which leaves out the many who are suffering in silence. Join us in raising awareness about eating disorders at UNH with activities designed by our Eating Concerns Mentors. This event has passed.||February 25 - March 1||TBD||Varies|
|Be Well, Sleep Well Month||
Sleep helps your body and mind rest, repair, and restore the energy you need to do well in class and cope with stress. Take this month to learn how to get better Zzz's! Look for weekly activities and join us March 21 for our sleep fair. Events include:
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|March 1 - March 31||Varies||Varies|
|Be Well, Sleep Well Fair||Join Health & Wellness for an interactive day of learning at our first annual sleep fair. Understand the importance of sleep, the impact sleep has on our overall well-being, and how to overcome sleep challenges. Talk with the experts, assess your personal sleep environment, and sample a variety of relaxing activities designed to help you sleep well. . . and be well. This event has passed.||March 21||11:00 AM - 2:00 PM||Hamel Recreation Center|
|Nutrition Expo||Join us for interactive and fun opportunities to learn about nutrition, improve your overall health, and explore the food & nutrition resources available at UNH and beyond. This event has passed.||March 28||11:00 AM - 2:00 PM||Hamel Recreation Center|
|Get Yourself Tested! Month||Let us help you prioritize your sexual health and learn about safer sex. Get tested for STIs at Health & Wellness in April and get a free $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. This event has passed.||April 1 - April 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 student who have paid the health fee and ends April 30, 2018. Limit 1 per person. This even has passed.
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
|April 12||9:00 AM to 12:00 PM||Health & Wellness|
|Here For You: Sexual Well-Being and Trans Health Care at Health & Wellness||A UNH Gaypril event.Join us for an informal meet-and-greet with some of your Health & Wellness clinicians and wellness educators/counselors. Learn more about the sexual well-being and trans health services available at UNH. Tea provided by Teatotaller. This event has passed.||April 24||2:30 PM - 3:30 PM||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Wellness & Woof-reshments Café||Take a mindful break in a café-like environment with refreshments, music, relaxing activities and Paws & Relax therapy animals. This event has passed.||May 1||12:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Survive & Thrive||Take a break from studying to relax and have fun. We’ll have food and giveaways to help you through the end of the semester. Event powered by our Wellness Ambassadors. Offered on the two reading days before finals. This event has passed.||May 7 - May 8||TBD||Around UNH Campus|