Wellness Week

Wellness Week


Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 20

Explore the 8 Dimensions of Wellness through workshops and activities during Wellness Week! Learn how your well-being in these different dimensions connects to your student success.


Just a glimpse of what you can expect this Fall

  • Open Houses and Social Mixers
  • Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Information Tables
  • Cultural & Gender-focused Gatherings & Discussions
  • Extended Hours for Most Student Services and Academic Department Offices (for your convenience)
  • Free Food, Prizes, and Entertainment!

MONDAY, MARCH 16

HEALTHY ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   11 – 12 PM

Learn techniques to enhance shared meaning with your romantic partner, strengthen your friendship, and resolve problems even when you don't agree. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students.
No class credit given.

WELLNESS WEEK KICK OFF FEATURING BREAK 4 PAWS & PANTRY TO PLATE

U-SU Plaza   |   12 – 2 PM

Join us as we kick off Wellness Week featuring our therapy animals and a live food demo!

NOTE-TAKING WORKSHOP

Innovation Hub, Level A University Library   |   12 PM

Most students will find that note-taking is an essential part of their classes. This 60-minute workshop will provide strategies on how to quickly and efficiently take notes in class, four different note-taking systems, tips on how notes can be changed for different classes or professors, and an opportunity to practice new note-taking skills and systems. Presented by the Center for Academic Success and the University Library.

SPEAK UP

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   2:30 – 3:30 PM

Learn new communication styles to help you build healthy relationships. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students. No class credit given.

IN A BETTER MOOD

Exercise Rx Speaker Panel

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   3:30 – 4:30 PM

Depressed about being depressed? Learn what causes depression and how to begin to shift your mood. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students. No class credit given.

RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE (RAD) SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING

Student Housing Lounge   |   6:30 – 9:30 PM

R.A.D. is a women’s only course that consist of 12 hours of instruction which covers risk reduction and avoidance, basic hands-on defense training and a dynamic simulation exercise! This training is free.
Register online at: www.calstatela.edu/police

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

THE HEALTHY BREAK-UP

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   10 – 11 AM

Do you allow unhealthy or unsatisfying relationships to linger on? Do you ghost? Or break up by text? Do you stay because you are afraid to leave? Learn communication and self-support skills to help end unsatisfying or destructive relationships and move on! First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students. No class credit given.

YOUNG MONEY, SMART MONEY: BUDGETING & CREDIT BASICS FOR STUDENTS

Community Room B131, Level B, University Library   |   2:30 PM

Don’t let thinking about money management stress you out! If you learn these skills early, you’ll be setting yourself up for a prosperous life. Wells Fargo bankers will be here to discuss budgeting, personal finance, and the confusing process of understanding credit. Presented by the Cal State LA branch of Wells Fargo and the University Library..

MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS

U-SU Room 302, Reflection Room   |   2:45 – 3:30 PM

Come and have a respite from your busy day. Have more day-to-day inner peace by learning to calm your mind and loosen the grip of difficult thoughts and feelings. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students. No class credit given.

MEN OF COLOR SUCCESS NETWORK: I’M ABOUT TO GRADUATE, WHAT DO I DO?!

ALHAMBRA ROOM, 3rd Floor, University-Student Union   |   3 PM

Graduation prep can feel so overwhelming, but you are NOT alone. Let’s talk about it, let’s plan!

EAT HEALTHY, BE ACTIVE

Student Health Center - Room 210   |   3:15 – 4:10 PM

Interested in eating healthy and saving time? Learn about meal planning, goal setting, and concepts of a healthy lifestyle! Snacks will be served while supplies last.

DE-STRESS YOURSELF

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   4:30 – 5:30 PM

Come and learn about the difference between everyday stress and anxiety. You will be taught Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), a relaxation skill proven to be effective for managing anxiety. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students. No class credit given.

LA SERENATA; WHEN WE LOVE SOMEONE, WE SING TO THEM

U-SU Theatre 1st Floor, University-Student Union   |   4:30 – 6 PM

La Serenta tells the story of two parents struggling with their beloved musical tradition when their son requests a love song for another boy. Directed by Adelina Anthony. Written by Ernesto Javier Martinez.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18

ANXIETY SUPPORT GROUP

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   10 – 11 AM

Anxiety, stress, worry, fear... it can be overwhelming and isolating. Come join others who may be feeling similarly, and learn tools for reducing anxiety symptoms and becoming more grounded in the present moment. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students. No class credit given.

LET’S TALK

CROSS CULTURAL CENTERS   |   10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Let’s Talk is a drop-in service where currently enrolled students can have a brief informal consultation with a counselor from CAPS. Let’s Talk is for consultation about a specific problem. Whether it’s anxiety, sadness, or relationship problems, sharing your concerns can be helpful. A counselor will listen and provide support, perspective, and suggestions for resources.

HOW TO FIND AN INTERNSHIP

King Hall C4073   |   11:30 AM – 1 PM

Heard internships are important? They are! Join us as we discuss what internships are, how to find them, and how they will help you in your career journey.

COMING IN QUEER

GENDER & SEXUALITY RESOURCE CENTER 2ND FLOOR, UNIVERSITY- STUDENT UNION   |   3 – 4 PM

A weekly program in the GSRC that invites students to reflect upon the complexity, joy and beauty of LGBTQ identity in everyday life.

GOLDEN EAGLE PRIDE 3K

U-SU Plaza   |   3 – 5 PM

Show off your campus spirit! Join the Golden Eagle Pride 3K! Register by donating 5 non-perishable food items to support the University’s Food Pantry. Register at CSI, U-SU 204.

GETTING UNSTUCK

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   3:15 – 4:15 PM

Feeling stuck, unhappy, procastinating, or withdrawing from others? You will be guided in identifying patterns of “stuck” behavior and thinking in the areas of self-confidence, self-reliance, independence, and self-esteem. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students.>No class credit given.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

PROCASTINATION AND TIME MANAGEMENT

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   10:30 – 11:30 AM

Feeling like there simply aren't enough hours in a day to balance wellness and responsibilities? Getting tired of the stress that comes with procastination and grades that don’t reflect your abilities? Learn what’s really holding you back and unleash your inner taskmaster. First come, first served. Space limited to 8 students.
No class credit given.

TEST-TAKING WORKSHOP

Innovation Hub Level A, University Library   |   3 PM

Taking tests can be very stressful, especially if you are not prepared. The stress and lack of organization can lead to low grades. Taking a test involves more than knowing the subject matter. This presentation will offer some suggestions for reducing this anxiety through learning effective test-taking skills. Presented by the Center for Academic Success and the University Library.

CREATING A SELF-CARE PLAN

Student Health Center CAPS 2nd floor, Station 4   |   3 – 4 PM

Want more vitality, contentment, and connectedness and less despair? Yes, please! Participants will be guided in the development of their own self-care plan.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20

TiPS

Student Health Center - Room 210   |   10 AM – 1 PM

TiPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) acknowledges that whether or not students choose to drink, they are likely to find themselves in situations where alcohol is being consumed. TIPS for provides students with the CONFIDENCE, SKILLS, and STRATEGIES to prevent alcohol-related problems such as intoxication, drunk driving, and underage drinking among their peers. Space is limited so please sign up by calling the Center for Student Involvement at 323-343-5110.

FLY STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

U-SU and Golden Eagle Ballrooms   |   12:30 – 5 PM

The Student Leadership retreat is here to propel you to new heights. This daylong conference is planned to intentionally give you every opportunity to set goal, plan accordingly and achieve them.


For health and safety reasons the University-Student Union will be closed until further notice.
Thank you for your patience and stay safe.