Inter-Fraternity Council & Sigma Chi Host Mental Health Speaker
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Inter-Fraternity Council & Sigma Chi Host Mental Health Speaker

The University Health Center applauds the efforts of student groups working to eliminate the stigma attached to mental health issues. Thank you to the Inter-Fraternity Council and Sigma Chi Fraternity for hosting this event. Photo courtesy of Inter-Fraternity Council and Sigma Chi

Spring Wellness Workshops
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Spring Wellness Workshops

In addition to the beautiful blooms on north campus, spring also means preparations for end of semester exams, and for some students, graduation. While this can be an exciting time, spring may bring apprehension for some as they prepare for the next phase of life’s journey. The University Health Center, in conjunction with the University…

Combatting Homesickness
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Combatting Homesickness

Being away from home can be difficult. You may feel as though you’re missing out on things, you may be lonely, or you may not feel comfortable in your new home yet. Whether it is your first year at UGA or you’re a senior, homesickness can impact you no matter how long you’ve been away from home.   What is homesickness?  Homesickness is defined by Merriam-Webster…

Kickstarting Your New Year’s Resolutions with UGA Fitness & Wellness

Kickstarting Your New Year’s Resolutions with UGA Fitness & Wellness

It’s the first week of classes. You have a bright new schedule, a fresh, untouched gradebook, and some new bus routes to get used to. Finals week was a blur, and however it went, you’re past it now- it’s spring 2022! You promised yourself each week leading up to this month that you wouldn’t be…

5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare
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5 Tips to Know Before Using a Rideshare

Plans Matter. If using a rideshare: Check color, make and model of vehicle. Confirm license plate. Ask the driver to verify your name. Stay together as a group. Make sure cell phones are charged. Going to be a Designated Driver? If you plan to be a designated driver, your safety and the safety of those…