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We cultivate
a community of care.

UH Wellness is here to support you in all your health and well-being needs. We cultivate a community of care to promote and enrich the health and well-being of our students to become successful scholars and engaged global citizens.

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    Unwind with Wellness on Wednesdays

    Unwind with Wellness on Wednesdays are free events held every Wednesday during the fall and spring semester. These events provide students with unique relaxation experiences like chair massages, therapy pets, do-it-yourself projects, and more.

  • National Public Health Week

    During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW) as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation's health.

  • Sexual Violence Prevention and Education

    UH Wellness is committed to creating and sustaining a campus culture free of sexual violence. Through our sexual violence prevention and education endeavors, we seek to empower campus community members to join us in this mission.

  • Cougar Peer Educators

    It is important to know that although professionals can provide students with a wealth of knowledge around living healthy, it is the PEER, who can really have an impact.

Wellness Model

The nine dimension model helps students understand how several areas of life can affect their overall health and well-being. UH Wellness will highlight one dimension a month to provide students a chance to explore how to improve their lives in each dimension.



Social health is an individual’s ability to relate to and interact with others. A socially well individual builds healthy relationships with others.

Tips to help Cougars with Social Wellness



A financially well person manages their money, does not get into credit card debt, thinks long-term, and does not make money the driving force of life.

Tips to help Cougars with Financial Wellness



Emotional wellness is being aware and accepting of not only your own feelings and emotions but also the feelings and emotions of others.

Tips to help Cougars with Emotional Wellness



To be intellectually healthy, it is essential to continue to explore new avenues and interests and to regularly engage in new and ongoing learning opportunities and experiences.

Tips to help Cougars with Intellectual Wellness



A spirit well individual has identified a core set of beliefs, which guides their decision making and other faith based endeavors.

Tips to help Cougars with Spiritual Wellness



A culturally well individual is aware of their own background, as well as the diversity and richness present in other cultural backgrounds.

Tips to help Cougars with Cultural Wellness



An occupationally well individual knows enough about themselves to choose a rewarding occupation that fosters positive attitudes towards work.

Tips to help Cougars with Occupational Wellness

Dimension of the Month


An environmentally well individual recognizes that they are dependent on their natural environment just as the environment is dependent on them, and takes action to protect it.

Tips to help Cougars with Environmental Wellness



A physically well person actively makes healthy decisions. They know how to maintain a healthy body through nutrition, exercise, and avoiding harmful habits.

Tips to help Cougars with Physical Wellness


Supporting Mental Health and Wellness

At the University of Houston, we care about you. In addition to you practicing self-care, we believe in the strength of a community that cares for our fellow Coogs. We have a number of resources to support your mental health and overall wellness.

Visit the CoogsCARE website.

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