Student Wellness & Health Promotion

Keeping our Community Healthy

If you have symptoms of illness, such as fever, coughing, sore throat, sneezing, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, please call 302-831-3457 to reschedule your appointment. For more information about coronavirus, visit returning to campus, students should refer to the Return to Campus Guidelines and review the Looking Forward: Fall 2020 resource page for more information.

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Sexual Offense Support

S.O.S. Victim Advocates are available to call 24/7/365.  Press 1 to reach a victim advocate. The staff member who answers will take a first name and phone number, and an S.O.S. Victim Advocate will call you back within 10 minutes. Click the button below to call.

Our Mission

Create a foundation for lifelong wellbeing by providing Blue Hens with the wellness tools to make healthy choices that contribute to a safer UD.

Our Work

Student Wellness and Health Promotion supports behavioral health and wellness. Behavioral health and wellness encompasses the promotion of health, resilience and wellbeing for individuals and communities to support body, mind and spirit.

Overview of Services

We offer a wide variety of health and wellness services to our students and campus community. Click the toggles below to learn more about these resources

Alcohol and Substance Use

Crisis Counseling and Victim Advocacy

  • All services are available to victims of sexual assault, harassment, stalking, dating, and domestic violence
  • 24/7/365 crisis intervention and advocacy through Sexual Offense Support (S.O.S.)
  • Prevention education and advocacy including how to give and ask for consent
  • Bringing in the Bystander®: an interactive program that shows how everyone has a role to play in ending sexual misconduct
  • Individual Appointments for confidential crisis counseling
  • Support Groups: include our Empowerment Group for survivors of sexual violence, as well as a Healthy Relationships Group

Wellness Education and Additional Services

Connect with and Contact Us

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Blue Hen Wellbeing Community

Connect with peers, choose your own learning adventure and improve your wellbeing by participating in our new Canvas platform community. Students will be able to explore different learning modules that will feature activities for independent self-study, as well as activities that involve peer-to-peer connection to support student wellbeing through a mix of synchronous and asynchronous formats. We’ll host live events twice a month and have on-going discussion forums. Click the button below to join our community:

Student Involvement Opportunities

We recognize that different students have different needs for improving their personal wellbeing and different talents to help improve our campus wellbeing. To provide wellness growth for as many students as possible, we offer campus events, internship opportunities, supportive communities and experiences that build professional skills.

Internship Opportunities

We have both paid and for-academic-credit (unpaid) internships that help you build skills related to communication, project planning, critical thinking work ethic. Click to learn more about Internship Opportunities.

Collegiate Recovery Community

The CRC provides a safe space so a person doesn’t have to choose between recovery and their college degree! Click to learn more about CRC at UD.

Sexual Offense Support Peer Advocates

S.O.S. believes in empowering individuals and groups to respond to survivors of sexual misconduct in ways that are confidential, empathetic, and non-judgmental. Click to learn more about SOS Peer Advocates.

Improve Your Wellness

Be sure to share the resources below with fellow Blue Hens to promote a healthy and well campus for all.

Choosing Well at UD

We believe in providing students with the wellness resources to make responsible decisions. Click to learn more about Choosing Well at UD.

9 Wellness Dimensions

We believe there are 9 dimensions of wellness that impact human life.. Click to learn more about the 9 Wellness Dimensions.