Student Wellness Services views health from a holistic and positive perspective. Utilizing peer educators, our programs and services are designed to increase students’ awareness of wellness in the physical, emotional, spiritual, and other important areas of life, and teach them strategies for making choices that improve their overall wellbeing.   Programs and services are regularly offered that provide guidance and support for increased self-care and personal growth.

emotional wellness

Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships.

NKU Resources

Health, Counseling, and Student Wellness

Norse Violence Prevention Center

Disability Programs and Services


Financial wellness

Satisfaction with current and future financial situations.

NKU Resources

Financial Aid

US Bank

NKU Student Employment


spiritual wellness

Expanding our sense of purpose and meaning in life. 

NKU Resources

Anointed Voices Gospel Choir

Baptist Campus Ministries

Campus Crusade for Christ

                                                        Campus Outreach Ministries

                                                        Catholic Newman Club

                                                        Christian Student Fellowship

                                                        Fellowship of Christian Athletes

                                                        Global Friendships

                                                        Vine & Branches

                                                        Campus Rec

social wellness

Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well developed support system.

NKU Resources

Office of Fraternity and Sorority (greek life)

Campus Rec


                                                        African American Programs and Services



                                                        Study Abroad

occupational wellness

Personal satisfaction and enrichment derived from one's work. 

NKU Resources

Career Services

NKU Student Employment

intellectual wellness

Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills. 

NKU Resources

Study Abroad

Norse Advising

                                                        Steely Library

                                                        Honors Program


                                                        TRIO Student Support Services

                                                        Student Affairs

physical wellness

Recognizing the need for physical activity, diet, sleep, and nutrition.

NKU Resources

Campus Recreation


Intermural Sports


                                                         FUEL NKU

                                                         Tobacco Cessation

                                                        Warrior Run                     

environmental wellness

Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being. 

NKU Resources

NKU Sustainability

Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students

NKU Green

                                                             Sustainable Dining

                                                             Center For Environmental Education

                                                             Ecological Stewardship Institute

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Educating and Empowering

The mission of Student Wellness Services at Northern Kentucky University stems from the vision, mission and goals outlined by the Division of Student Affairs. 

In an effort to build character, confidence, competence and community, Student Wellness Services educates and empowers students to make informed choices about:

  • general health issues
  • substance use through educational programming
  • collaborative partnerships for campus and community outreach
  • planned campus-wide events



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