Brian Vanderheyden

Mindful Meditation for Finals Week

During dead week and finals week, take some time for YOU to relax, take a break, and be present.  Not taking care of yourself during this time can have a negative impact on our wellbeing and overall success.  Taking 5-10… Continue Reading →

Free HIV/STD Testing – Oct 24

Primary Health Care will be bringing their mobile testing unit to campus to provide free STD/HIV screenings for anyone.  Testing is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.  Hours are 11am-4pm on west side of Memorial Union (by lake laverne).  Student Wellness and Thielen… Continue Reading →

Project Nurture – Enroll Here

Project Nurture is a two-day workshop that explores the philosophies of Health At Every Size and Intuitive Eating.  This will include education, cooking, and yoga class!  First program is Nov 13 & 15 from 5-7 pm in State Gym 0185. … Continue Reading →


Information about AlcoholEdu.  Program available beginning July 1.  Deadline August 1.  More information available here…

Your Best Sleep

As you get ready to start school this summer or as you prepare for your move back in August, keep these tips in mind to help create your best sleep environment.  Sleep is critical for your success as a student. … Continue Reading →

Become a Cyde Kick!

Looking to become a “Cyde Kick” Peer Health Coach? We are seeking motivated students to enroll in a new 2-credit course being offered every Fall and Spring semester on Tuesdays from 2:10 to 3:00 PM! Junior and senior status undergraduate students… Continue Reading →

Request a Program!

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Click on the “Program Request” tab to learn about the different programs you can request from Student Wellness!  

We Want To Hear From You!

Student Wellness is a new program and we need your help to build our program!  Leave us a comment to let us know your thoughts or suggestions.  

STI Testing

Information about Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing on campus and in the Ames community.  

Student Wellness Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Feb. 24th

Join us for the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of Student Wellness on Friday February 24th from 10-noon.  Program starts at 10:30 and light refreshments will be served.  Join us for as long as you are able!