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 at Health & Wellness or Thrive, the Health & Wellness Satellite Office, located in Room 238 at the Hamel Recreation Center (HRC).
|Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday||Drop-in Meditation & Mindfulness||12:30 pm -1:00 pm||Health & Wellness, 2nd Floor||Students & Staff welcome|
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)||Students & Staff welcome|
|Wednesday||Paws & Relax||Noon - 3:00 pm||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)||Students & Staff welcome; please leave your pets at home|
Groups & Workshops
Groups and workshops are designed for students only. Advanced registration is often required for these groups and workshops unless noted. Sign up below or by calling 603-862-3823.
What's Cooking? Classes
|Wednesdays||September 19- December 5||4:10 pm - 5:30 pm||Sign Up for what's cooking|
|Yoga Nidra Workshop||Fridays||
October 19, November 16 and December 7
|1:10 pm- 3:00 pm||Sign up for yoga nidra|
|Unwind & Recharge Workshops||Tuesdays||November 6, 13, 20, 27||1:00 pm-2:00 pm|
|Mindfulness & Meditation Group||Tuesdays||10/2-10/23||12:40 pm-2:00 pm||Sign up for meditatioN GROUP|
|Mindfulness & Meditation Retreat (1/2 day)||Sundays||October 21 and December 2||1:00 pm-5:00 pm||SIGN UP FOR MEDITATION retreat|
The following events do not require tickets or registration.
|Flu Clinic||Free flu clinic for students who have paid their mandatory health fee. Otherwise: $25||10/10||9:00 am - 4:00 pm||Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|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.||10/4||11:00 am - 2:00 pm||Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Pleasure Party||An arousing sex positive event to learn about sexual health, safer sex, contraception, and sexual pleasure. Free sex kits for all participants.||10/16||5:00 pm - 8:00 pm||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|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.||10/25||11:00 am - 2:00 pm||Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Get Yourself Tested Walk-In STI/HIV 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||11/1||9:00 am - 12:00 pm||Health & Wellness|
|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.||
|7:00 pm||Strafford Room, 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.||11/15||4:00 pm-6:00 pm||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|World AIDS Day||World AIDS Day is honored around the globe to remember those who have died from AIDS. Get tested during the walk-in HIV testing clinic for students. Learn more||11/30||11:00 am - 1:00 pm||Health & Wellness, Room 249|
|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.||
|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|