A student’s success is dependent on a variety of factors including their health and well-being. UA provides many resources to support a physically and mentally healthy lifestyle. All of these resources will help you follow and stick with the wellness wheel.
The Health Hut helps promote healthy living to all students. They also help sponsor awareness throughout campus with organizations such as Project Wellness. You can usually find a booth set up in various locations around campus to help promote different aspects to healthy living, such as the safe use of alcohol, or just healthier eating choices. But don’t worry, these aren’t just boring lectures! Student and faculty will find a fun interactive way to teach you on these topics. For more information on what the Health Hut offers, you can find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
The Student Health Center serves students by providing medical attention right here on campus. They take appointments and walk-ins, there is an on-site pharmacy, and supports the Health Hut and Project Wellness. The SHC is quick and convenient to all students!
Location: 750 Peter Bryce Blvd.
The Counseling Center offers brief, as well as in depth, counseling to students needing guidance both academically and socially. Students are encouraged to call 205-348-3863 to schedule an appointment or text BAMA to 741-741 to text with a trained volunteer.
Examples of services include:
Location: 3000 South Lawn Office Building
The Women and Gender Resource Center promotes gender equity and supports victims/survivors of interpersonal violence in the UA community. The WGRC promotes and hosts different programs on campus that provide information for those struggling with abuse, social problems, and gender issues. The programs help students address the problems they face in their academic lives and social lives. Counseling offered by the WGRC is free and confidential. Stop by to learn more about getting involved, upcoming events, or to check out a book from the Frances S. Summersell library!
Location: South Lawn Office Building
Student Crisis Response is a service for students and their families during a time of need. An on-call dean is available 24/7 to offer support in collaboration with other departments on campus.
Student Care and Well-Being was organized to help ensure students that are going through a difficult time are given adequate help so as to not interfere with their academic success. They offer different programs to help a variety of issues students may be facing.
These include but are not limited to:
Location: Ferguson Student Center 2500
Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services (CRIS) works to provide services for students including prevention and awareness of substance abuse. Students are encouraged to stop by the CRIS if they feel they might have a substance abuse problem or to learn more about the consequences of overindulging while in college. Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services also works with students in various areas of their college career such as academic support and career development.
Location: 1000 South Lawn Building