News

Wellness Coaching is Here to Support You

WELLNESS COACHING SUPPORTS MENTAL WELLNESS  We have started a new school year with the shadow of the past year and a half still hanging over us. We’ve changed how we work, learn, and socialize. We’ve changed how we shop for groceries, how we pass one another on the street, even how we wash our hands. And we’ve experienced changes in our community: loss of neighbors, dear friends, and loved […]


Sexual Wellness Services are in Full Swing

Take Charge of your Sexual Wellness! Grab a mask, your student ID, a friend or partner, and get tested! And order safer sex supplies!   The Center for Student Wellness’ sexual wellness services are in full operation! And if we did not mention it before it is all FREE!   Here are the services and details you need to know:   Safe(r) Sex Supplies  Pleasure […]


We Welcome Matt Downes as Recovery Program Coordinator

Welcome, Matt Downes! The Center for Student Wellness continues to grow! In expanding our work to prevent violence, reduce harm, improve mental health, and support survivors, we are excited to house the university’s collegiate recovery program, named Recovery @ the U.  Recovery @ the U exists as a community of support for sober students. We would […]


Summer Safety Practices

Summer fun is in full swing! Remember to take precautions to keep you and your loved ones safe while enjoying your favorite summer activities. COVID-19 Considerations This summer is an exciting time as COVID restrictions have relaxed!  As we begin to resume a lifestyle we had prior to the pandemic, we must consider how comfortable […]


Let’s Talk about Masculinity

What does it mean to be a man? Does our society still favor gender normative behaviors, or are those stereotypes beginning to dissipate in today’s world?   Although the answer may not be clear, we do know one thing for sure – the expectations society places on men today to be ‘man enough’ have consequences.  For example, a recent report from the Pan American Health Organization revealed that 1 in 5 men will not […]


Marketing & Communication Assistant Transition

Best of Success, Katie! Katie Boonkrataung joined the Center for Student Wellness team as our first Marketing and Communications Program Assistant after graduating from the University of Utah in 2019. As she transitions out of the role to pursue other goals and development, we want to take a moment to thank her for all her work at […]


CSW Welcomes Char Leary As A Victim-Survivor Advocate

Welcome Char Leary! The Victim-Survivor Advocacy program in the Center for Student Wellness (CSW) is growing! We are excited to introduce our new advocate Char Leary (she, her, hers). Char started in May and has already added so much value to the team and her clients with her expertise, experience, and excellence in providing compassionate […]


One Chapter Closes, Another Begins

One Chapter Closes, Another Begins: Saying Goodbye to our Grads and Hello to our New ACES Peer Health Educators  By Center for Student Wellness Team  As the school year comes to a close, we bid adieu to our senior ACES, and wish them the best of success in their next adventure. We also welcome our newest […]


Finals Season + Self Care

Written by Kay Collins, Graduate Assistant Warm, sunny days are becoming more frequent as the spring semester comes to a close. This semester, finals begin April 29th, and it is typically a busy time for students as projects, papers, and cumulative tests are due.  The purpose of finals is to ensure that you retain the knowledge you’ve worked so hard to gain.  While it […]


CSW Welcomes Myra Gerst As Our First Engagement Coordinator

Welcome Myra Gerst, our First Engagement Coordinator    As you know, the Center for Student Wellness does a lot of work to prevent violence, reduce harm, improve mental health, and support survivors! For the last few years we’ve had what we call, a dream baby, to further this mission more intentionally by engaging with and working alongside men and male-identified students on our […]