Spring 2021 Mindfulness Center programming

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The University Counseling Center is excited to announce the Spring 2021 Mindfulness Center programming. Unless otherwise noted, Mindfulness Center programming is open to all U students, faculty and staff; is free; available by Zoom (excluding holidays and breaks); and requires participant registration to attend. Click a program title to see informational flyers for each offering. Please share with your colleagues and students.

  • Drop-In Mindfulness are 30-minute facilitated meditations scheduled weekly. Drop-ins are welcome and registration is not required.
    • Mondays | 3:30 p.m.
    • Tuesdays | 12:30 p.m.
    • Wednesdays | 3:30 p.m.
    • Thursdays | 12:30 p.m.
    • Fridays | 12:30 p.m.
  • Radical Self-Compassion for BIPOC Students is a two-part workshop for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) students. The workshops focus on using mindful self-compassion as a source of healing and resistance. The workshop meets February 25 and March 4 from 5–6:30 p.m.
  • Compassion + Compassion is a two night event for ALL students hosted by the Change Coalition. Designed to help students develop self-compassion and community care practices, while enhancing their circles of connection. This event meets February 17 and 24 from 6–7:30 p.m.
  • Coping COVID Chaos is a 3-week workshop series starting February 2 and runs Mondays from 12–1 p.m. It aims to help participants learn skills to manage distress, increase compassion, strengthen relationships and connect with others who are dealing with the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Feel Better Now is a 4-week skill building workshop series which helps participants build practical skills to cope with anxiety, depression and stress. New series start January 19 and is offered weekly.
    • Mondays | 4–5 p.m.
    • Tuesdays | 1–2 p.m.
    • Wednesdays | 4– 5 p.m.
    • Thursdays | 1–2 p.m.
    • Fridays | 1–2 p.m.
  • Mental Coaching is a 4-week skill building workshop series for neurodiverse students wanting to improve planning, follow through and time management. The series runs Tuesdays from 5–6:30 p.m. and a new series starts February 9.
  • Mindful Work/Life Balance is a 4-week workshop series, which is for U faculty, staff and graduate students. The workshop introduces participants to mindful strategies for managing work/life stress. The series runs Fridays from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and starts March 5.
  • University Counseling Presentations are available for U offices and departments upon request that may be relevant to your colleagues, staff and/or team members. Presentations topics include but are not limited to:
    • Stress management
    • Suicide prevention
    • Helping students in distress
    • Self-compassion training
    • Grief and loss
    • Body image issues
    • Communication skills
    • Career assessment (MBTI/SII)
    • Learning strategies
    • Other topics upon request

Please see the Mindfulness Center webpage for more information, resources for enhancing resilience, mindfulness practices and more!