January 13, 2020

Health & Wellness

It can be easy to let your mental and physical health fall to the wayside over the course of a semester. The tools below will keep you feeling your best.


University Health Services (UHS)

University Health Services is Penn State’s on-campus health care center. It provides preventative care, education, and resources to help students live a healthy lifestyle. Clinicians provide treatment for a wide array of health concerns.

Additional health resources can be found here

Schedule an appointment with UHS here

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is the primary mental health provider for Penn State students. It provides a number of clinical services such as group and individual counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, and psychological and psychiatric evaluations.

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Sustainability

Sustainability is the simultaneous pursuit of human health and happiness, environmental quality, and economic well-being for current and future generations. The Sustainability Institute support the sustainability movement at Penn State as consultants and coaches who guide and bolster sustainability efforts at the University.

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Campus Recreation

Penn State Campus Recreation provides a wide variety of recreation programs, spaces, and services to people at University Park. Membership is included for all undergraduate students through student fees.

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Mental Health and Wellness Week

Mental Health and Wellness Week is a week of programming week run by the UPUA towards the end of November or beginning of December. The UPUA helps to facilitate workshops, keynote speakers, and other activities to help students with mental health. Throughout the week, The UPUA also tables in the HUB to help inform students about other Mental Health Resources.

Aunt Flow Menstrual Product Program

UPUA has partnered with Aunt Flow to provide free menstrual products to Penn State Students. Currently the two women’s restrooms, the gender neutral restroom, and the family restroom on the first floor of the HUB have free pads and tampons. The UPUA is currently looking into expanding this program into other high-traffic buildings around campus