Guides & Tools

Access well-being tips, toolkits, digital apps, and other guidance supporting student flourishing.

Well-Being Toolkits

Tips on stress-relief, social connection, sleeping better, body positivity, sustainability, and more

Guides for Well-Being at UVA
Information and resources on Community Resilience, Social Connection, Taking Care of Yourself, Financial Stability, Healthy Sleep, Virtual Well-Being, Finding Meaning & Purpose, Social Health & Substances, and more compiled by students and staff of the Student Health and Wellness Center

Tips for Beginner Meditators
Quick-start guide on practicing different types of meditation from the Contemplative Sciences Center

Well-Being Toolkits, Guides, & Links
Well-being tips on a range of topics from the Women’s Center counseling team and a roundup of resources around UVA and the local community

Educational Resources

Opportunities to better understand and support the Keys to Flourishing at UVA and beyond

Anti-Racism Educational Resources
A variety of social justice and anti-racism learning materials compiled by Multicultural Student Services

Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law (CLEAR)
Project of the Democracy Initiative at UVA uniting a diverse group of scholars who focus squarely on the causes, methods, and consequences of corruption 

Hoos Got Your Back Bystander Intervention Training
An hour-long presentation designed to empower people to act when they notice a moment of sexual harm

LGBTQ Center Workshops
Three different workshops available to “University faculty, staff, students, and community members who are committed to learning more about LGBTQ+ advocacy”

National Conference on Race & Ethnicity (NCORE)
The “leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education”

Office for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Educational Resources
“Information about a broad range of diversity, equity, inclusion, civil rights, and anti-racism learning resources, recommended by members of the UVA community”

Religion Race & Democracy Lab
Supports teaching, facilitates research, and produces stories in many forms on religion, race, and democracy”


Digital tools for building healthy habits and learning to flourish

Flourish App
A new mobile app for UVA students to track, schedule, and learn habits, practices, and other activities that support their well-being and flourishing (under development from CSC)

Insight Timer
Award-winning smartphone app featuring a meditation timer and the world’s largest free repository of guided meditations, music tracks, mini courses, and live events geared toward well-being (UVA students have free access to the app’s premium content)

A free online mental health tool offered through CAPs

University of Flourishing
A vast online portal of information, audio and video resources, and virtual events for exploring the art and science of flourishing (under development from CSC)

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