Wellness

8 dimensions of wellness

Wellness Services

Student Wellness Services views health from a holistic and positive perspective. Utilizing peer educators, our programs and services are designed to increase students’ awareness of wellness in the physical, emotional, spiritual, and other important areas of life, and teach them strategies for making choices that improve their overall wellbeing.   Programs and services are regularly offered that provide guidance and support for increased self-care and personal growth.

emotional wellness

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships.

NKU Resources:

Health, Counseling, and Student Wellness

Norse Violence Prevention Center

Disability Programs and Services

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships:

Campus resources:

Health, Counseling, and Student Wellness

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships:

Campus resources:

Health, Counseling, and Student Wellness

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships:

Campus resources:

Health, Counseling, and Student Wellness

Financial wellness

Satisfaction with current and future financial situations.

NKU Resources:

Financial Aid

US Bank

NKU Student Employment

Spiritual wellness

Expanding our sense of purpose and meaning in life. 

NKU Resources:

Anointed Voices Gospel Choir

Baptist Campus Ministries

Campus Crusade for Christ

Campus Flood

Campus Outreach Ministries

Catholic Newman Club

                                                Christian Student Fellowship

                                                Fellowship of Christian Athletes

                                                Global Friendships

                                                U at NKU

                                                Vine & Branches

                                                Campus Rec

social wellness

Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well developed support system.

NKU Resources:

Office of Fraternity and Sorority

Campus Rec

LGBTQ

African American Programs and Services

ABP

                                                          Athletics

                                                          Study Abroad

Occupational wellness

Personal satisfaction and enrichment derived from one's work. 

NKU Resources:

Career Services

NKU Student Employment

Intellectual wellness

Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills. 

NKU Resources:

Study Abroad

Norse Advising

Steely Library

Honors Program

UCAP

                                                         Student Achievement Programs and Services

physical wellness

Recognizing the need for physical activity, diet, sleep, and nutrition.

NKU Resources:

Campus Recreation

Athletics

Intermural sports

APB

FUEL NKU

Tobacco Cessation

Environmental Wellness

Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being. 

NKU Resources:

NKU Sustainability

Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students

NKU Green

Sustainable Dining

                                                             Center For Environmental Education

Ecological Stewardship Institute

Educating and Empowering

The mission of Student Wellness Services at Northern Kentucky University stems from the vision, mission and goals outlined by the Division of Student Affairs. 

In an effort to build character, confidence, competence and community, Student Wellness Services educates and empowers students to make informed choices about:

  • general health issues
  • substance use through educational programming
  • collaborative partnerships for campus and community outreach
  • planned campus-wide events

Become a REAL peer Educator

Related Resources

Facts on Alcohol
 

NKU Alcohol Policy