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CANCELED: Sports Betting and Gaming Among College Students Workshop

With the prevalence of sports betting, it's important to understand the risks, rewards, and how you can engage with and support individuals.

Connect With Project Connect

Looking to meet students on campus? Come and meet people at this low-key, no pressure event.

Let’s Connect with Project Connect

The Office of Student Wellness and Engagement is partnering with the Student Government Association to bring a different approach to connecting on campus. This new initiative is intended to bring together students and student group leaders for the purpose of forming community and greater ties at IUP.

Hip-Hop Dance Workshop

Come and dance your stress away.

Wellness and the Arts

Join Emily Lasinsky for a conversation on creativity and well-being.

Spring Fling

Join us on Saturday, March 25, for a day full of fun, food, and activities.

Folger Late Night

Join us on Friday, March 24, for an evening of fun and laughs.

Writing Your Own Script With Benjamin Monroe

IUP alumnus, actor, and musician Ben Monroe will share his journey from IUP into the film industry and the importance of resilience and good decision making related to career, alcohol consumption, and pursuing your passion.

Introducing the Wellness Coaching Program

Wellness Coaching is now available for IUP students. Appointments are now being accepted.

Opioid Overdose Emergency Kits Placed Around Campus

Narcan, a lifesaving drug for opioid overdoses, can now be found in various areas on campus.

De-Stress Fest

The Center for Health and Well-Being and the University College invite all students for an opportunity to relax and decompress during finals week.

Wrongful Convictions and the Drug War: Where Are We Now?

Join the virtual presentation by Mai Naito Mills as she takes a deeper look into wrongful convictions due to drug possession or sales.

Current Drug Trends Seminar

Join White Deer Run Treatment Network and IUP Student Wellness and Engagement along with the Graduate Counseling Program for an interactive seminar on current drug trends.

Wellness and the Arts: A Conversation on Creativity and Well-Being

Join IUP alumna Emily Lasinsky for a discussion on the relationship between art and wellness and use the supplies provided to create your own art.

Destress Fest Helps Students Unwind

Since 2016, the offices within the Center for Health and Well-Being have sponsored a bi-yearly event coinciding with finals week to offer students an opportunity to relax and decompress during one of the most stressful times of the semester.

CHWB Rocks Self-Care Day for Students

The Center for Health and Well-Being reflects on Self-Care Day events.

IUP Students Self-care Tips on Display

The Office of Student Wellness and Engagement is supporting this semester’s Self-Care Day, not only through an array of event offerings but also by displaying signs with self-care tips.

Cannabis: What You Need to Know

Do you know the difference between medical and recreational cannabis or the laws and restrictions for cannabis use in Pennsylvania and at IUP? If not, this Zoom presentation is for you. Join us on Wednesday, November 11.

Play Zoom Bingo this Friday Evening

Zoom Bingo will be held on Friday, September 4, starting at 10:00 p.m.

Everyone Loves Bingo (Virtual)

Play bingo online on Friday, April 24, with the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs program.

Put Your Brain Power to the Test!

Play Kahoot online on Thursday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. and see how smart you are.

Hope for the Future at Addiction 101 Speaker Series, March 3

The fourth presentation in the Addiction 101 Speaker Series about reducing the stigma of addiction features Erick Lauber and a special  guest from the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Commission.

Just Paws Therapy Dogs On Campus Wednesday Evening

Therapy dogs will be in G60, Suites on Maple East, on Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

“The Emerging Science of Opioid Addiction Treatment”: Addiction 101 Speaker Series

Join Antoine Douaihy, MD, on Tuesday, February 25, as he explores the science behind the ways opioid addiction is treated.

The Emerging Science of Addiction Treatment: Addiction 101 Speaker Series

The third presentation of the Addiction 101 Speaker Series will be on Tuesday, February 25, with Antoine Douaihy, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, who will explore the science behind the ways we treat opioid addiction, including medication-assisted therapies.