Workshops and Events


RIO, or Recognition, Insight, Openness, is a 3-week workshop series offered to students who have had an initial triage session with Counseling Services.  Visit the RIO page for more information.

Coffee + Conversation

Coffee + Conversation is a weekly drop-in program for faculty and staff to chat about students of concern.  Visit the C+C page for details.

Wellness Series

Student Health and Counseling offers a wellness series called Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds as part the GOLD leadership program.  Most of these workshops are skills-based, and many focus on managing stress in college.

South Village Programs

Weekly outreach programs are also offered via our satellite office, South Village Counseling Services, Onondaga 203 South.  Therapy Dog Thursdays is a weekly hour of fun with our departmental therapy dog, Sophie! Students can stop by 'Daga South 203 any time between 3 and 4 p.m. on Thursdays to pet and cuddle with Sophie.  Some of the programs from our Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds series are also held in Onondaga.

Noontime Yoga Basics

Dr. Beth Cholette, Clinical Director for South Village Counseling Services, is both a clinical psychologist and a registered yoga instructor.  She teaches the department's noontime yoga class every Thursday, 12-1 p.m. in the Knight Spot when classes are in session. Noontime Yoga Basics is appropriate for all levels, and the class is open to both faculty/staff and students--grab your mat (or use one of ours) and join us any time!  (If you have questions or wish to be added to our yoga emailing list, contact our Health Promotion Coordinator, Dana Minton, or our yoga instructor, Beth Cholette.)

Student Wellness Expo and Fitness Challenge!

Our Health Promotion office offers two major all-campus events every year, a Student Wellness Expo every fall and the campus-wide Fitness Challenge every spring.  The Wellness Expo is designed to connect students to wellness resources both on campus and in the community. The Fitness Challenge encourages people to kick-start their spring with any increase in physical activity.  Participation can be individually or on a team at various fitness levels.