Wellness Program


Social Wellness

Developing a strong sense of social connection, belonging, and support systems within your community.

If you are socially well, you are able to: Social Wellness Tips
  1. Live in harmony with others.
  2. Contribute to the community.
  3. Deal with interpersonal conflict.
  4. Be aware of social concerns.
  1. Be active in a club or organization.
  2. Call or write to friends.
  3. Turn off TV and computer.
  4. Make new friendships.


University Resources to Enhance Social Wellness

VCU Division of Community Engagement university-community partnerships that generate innovative solutions to societal challenges and prepares the engaged citizens of tomorrow.

VCU Music Events sponsors and hosts over 200 concerts and events on campus and around Richmond each year.

Champions of Wellness: Social Wellness Events helps development of positive, healthy relationships and communication skills among friends, family members, and coworkers.

Rams Connect Events provides activities and volunteer experiences around Virginia

COBE Contemplative Science and Education Core promotes behavioral and emotional health among young people through the integration of research with coursework, programming, and policy.

Center on Society and Health is an academic research center that studies the health implications of social factors—such as education, income, neighborhood and community environmental conditions, and public policy.

VCU Recreational Sports offers a wide-range of group ex classes and small group trainings that you can enjoy with your friends.

LGBTQIA+ Community, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

VCU Safe Zone which is a workshop for faculty and staff to reduce homophobia and heterosexism on the VCU campus, thereby to make our campus a safer and freer environment for all members of our community regardless of sexual orientation. Email them at vcustudentequality@gmail.com.

University Committee on LGBTQIA+ Issues

Fraternity and Sorority Life offer a diverse mix of fraternities and sororities with the hopes that everyone who wants to join a group finds one that closely matches their values and personalities.

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs assist traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented student populations (i.e. race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender) through advising, support, program development, retention, mentoring and by promoting an appreciation of diversity throughout the campus community. Email them at queeractionvcu@gmail.com.

VCU Student Organizations helps to build your network and provide opportunities to give back to the community, whether through acts of service, sponsoring events, or hosting charity drives.