The 2019 Safe Spring Break Fair

The Safe Spring Break Health Fair provides students with information that will encourage students to engage in healthy behaviors, with emphasis on strategies for spring break safety. Participants will check in and get a punch card to visit a total of seven tables from campus and community vendors. One the punch card is filled, attendees will fill out an evaluation. The first 500 attendees will receive a t-shirt! The fair will feature approximately 40 campus and community vendors. The fair is free to UA Students!

When: March 7, 2019
Where: The Ferguson Student Center Plaza (rain location is the 2nd floor of the Ferguson Student Center)
Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
What: Free t-shirts for the first 500 attendees!

Note: the last punch card will be distributed at 1:45 PM.

If your organization would like to be involved, please email Brittney Vigna at bevigna@ua.edu.

Wellness Week is September 10 – 14, 2018!

Wellness Week is right around the corner, and we have a full schedule of events designed to help students get more engaged with health and wellness resources on campus and in the community. All events that are a part of Wellness Week are free, and we have some wonderful campus and community partners providing some excellent health information and activities for campus.

 

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10

Traveling Food Demo, 11 AM – 2 PM
Find campus Registered Dietitian Sheena Gregg popping up all over campus to do some healthy eating food demos! Look out for the Health Promotion and Wellness van and the free samples.

The Barre Code Tuscaloosa Pop Up, 4 PM – 5 PM, The Ferguson Student Center Great Hall
The Barre Code Tuscaloosa is hosting a pop up barre demo for free in the Great Hall! Bring athletic wear and a water bottle, and get ready to feel that thigh burn (Sponsored by the Ferguson Student Center). Worth one Greek point.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11

Open Labyrinth Walk, 10 AM – 2 PM, The Ferguson Student Center Great Hall
You might have seen our labyrinth on campus, but haven’t gotten to try it out yet, so now is the time!

Glow Yoga, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Canterbury Church Yard
Sponsored by University Recreation, Glow Yoga features upbeat music and a free yoga class! Join us under the lights in your best neon work out gear. Worth one Greek Point!

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 12

The Student Health Fair, 10 AM – 2 PM, The Ferguson Student Center Plaza
The Student Health Fair features approximately 30 campus and community vendors to help students get more involved with the health and wellness resources available to them. Free t-shirts for the first 500 attendees and worth one Greek point!

Campus Dialogues, 1 PM – 1:50 PM, The Ferguson Student Center Great Hall
Campus Dialogues, presented by Crossroads Community Center, The Ferguson Student Center and the Office of Student Involvement will take on a health and wellbeing theme this week providing students with opportunities to discuss where there may be campus or societal barriers to health. Free cookies and tea available!

HIV Testing, 10 AM – 2 PM, Room TBD
The Alabama Department of Public Health will provide free and confidential HIV and Hepatitis C testing to UA students. It’s free (and it doesn’t hurt!)

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13

Homerun Derby Challenge, 11 AM – 2 PM, The Ferguson Student Center Plaza
Learn more about CRIS (Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services) and their homerun services by playing our home run challenge and answering some quiz questions on alcohol and other drugs. Free iced coffee for participants!

Calendar of events for the upcoming 4th annual wellness week.

Wellness Week Calendar

 

For additional information about Wellness Week, please contact Brittney Vigna at bevigna@ua.edu.

Wellness Week Announced!

The fourth annual Wellness Week, presented by the Department of Health Promotion and Wellness, will take place September 10 – 14, 2018. This week will feature some signature events, such as the Student Health Fair on September 12. Look out for fitness pop up events, campus collaborations, and more!

Follow Project Health on Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date on all things Wellness Week.