Health and wellbeing is a top priority for every student. The University promotes a holistic view of student wellness that considers the total student and the entirety of the student experience to help them establish and maintain a lifelong approach to wellness.

The Alabama Model

The Alabama Model of Student Health and Wellbeing provides an understanding of student wellness that contributes to students’ academic and personal success as well as ways to support it.

Departments

UA is committed to providing services and opportunities to meet the needs of all students. Visit the departments related to health and wellbeing below to learn more.

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Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services

Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services provides a comprehensive continuum of care for students with substance use concerns.
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Counseling Center

The Counseling Center helps students achieve academic success and personal growth through quality counseling and psychological services, outreach, and consultative services, and the training of mental health professionals.
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Health Promotion and Wellness

Health Promotion and Wellness collaborates with UA students, faculty, and staff to promote a healthy campus environment, enhance student well-being, and foster student empowerment to achieve optimal health and academic success.
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University Recreation

University Recreation serves students, faculty, staff, and the community through multiple locations and programs that foster health and well-being, as well as learning, leadership, and inclusion.
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Women and Gender Resource Center

The Women and Gender Resource Center addresses gender inequity and fosters a community of multiculturalism, social justice, safety, and leadership through gender-related outreach, advocacy, and support to communities of all identities.

Opportunities

For more information and updates about our response to COVID-19, please visit healthinfo.ua.edu.

We want students to be a part of the change and have their voices heard. Take a look at the opportunities below for ways to get involved.

Advisory Council on Wellness

The Advisory Council on Wellness is an appointed group of students that serves to advise the Associate Vice President for Student Health and Wellbeing on issues and concerns directly related to student wellness.

Circling Back

Circling Back is a monthly newsletter for students, by students that promotes health and wellness and focuses on encouraging students to adopt healthy lifestyle habits.

Social Media Ambassadors

Selected students utilize their own social media channels to serve as ambassadors for all things related to health and wellbeing around campus and their daily lives.

Greek Strong Task Force (coming soon)

The Greek Strong Task Force provides a forum to discuss issues of concern to the health and wellbeing of members of the Greek community and to establish program initiatives to address those areas.