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|
|Wednesday. Last meeting is on December 5, 2018.||Refuge Recovery||
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. This
||1:10 pm- 3:00 pm||Sign up for yoga nidra|
|Mindfulness & Meditation Group||Tuesdays||12:40 pm-2:00 pm||this group is closed|
|Mindfulness & Meditation Retreat (1/2 day)||Sundays||1:00 pm-5:00 pm|
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 This event has passed.||10/25||10:00 am - 3:00 pm||Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Sextober||All month there will be opportunities for the community to learn about sexuality and sexual health. This event has passed.||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. This event has passed.||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. This event has passed.||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. This event has passed.||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. This event has passed.||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 This event has passed.||11/1||9:00 am - 12:00 pm||Health & Wellness|
|Unwind & Recharge Workshops||
Fun and creative workshops that will help you understand how stress and wellness impact your success and you’ll gain skills to cope with life’s challenges. Bring friends. Make friends. Take care of yourself. Registration NOT required.
This event has passed.
|1:00 pm - 2:00 pm||Thrive, the Health & Wellness Satellite Office at HRC.|
|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. This event has passed.||
|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 tobacco. Most of us know all too well the devastating impact tobacco has on health, but tobacco is also a serious environmental threat. Recognizing the dedication of our community members in working to create a happier, healthier and cleaner UNH campus, we would like to invite you to join us for the 1st 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. Participation in this event will qualify you for raffle prizes. For more information please contact Corinne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Health & Wellness at 603.862.3823. This event has passed.
|11/15||11:00 am-1:00 pm||Health & Wellness|
|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|
|Wellness & Woofreshments Cafe||
Join us for a mindful break in a café-like environment with refreshments, music, relaxing activities and Paws and Relax therapy dogs. Held at Thrive, the Health & Wellness Satellite Office, located in Room 238 at the Hamel Recreation Center (HRC).
|12/5||12:00 pm - 3:00 pm||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|Survive & Thrive through Finals||Take a break from studying to relax and have fun. Cool activities and good food. This event is powered 100% by our peer educators and interns.||12/10||5:00 pm - 8:00 pm||Thrive, Health & Wellness Satellite Office, Hamel Recreation Center (HRC)|
|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|