From Health to Well-Being: A Campus Cultural Change Conference - Monday, June 18, 2018 - 8:30am - 4:30pm, Located at the College Ave Student Center

From Health to Well-Being: A Campus Cultural Change Conference

Date and time: Monday, June 18, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: College Avenue Student Center
Sponsored by: Rutgers Student Health and The Health & Wellness Priority Campaign
Registration is required.


Post Conference Wellness Happy Hour

Please also join us for the post conference Wellness Happy Hour at Deiner Park from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Rain location is the College Ave Gym. To join one of the activities, you must register ahead of time (on the conference registration form). Choices include:

  • Raritan Kayak Trip (*This activity is at capacity and no longer accepting registrants.)
  • Plant a Succulent Garden
  • Paint & Sip (smoothies) (*This activity is at capacity and no longer accepting registrants.)
  • Gentle Yoga

Registration for the conference is currently closed.

Conference Resources & Reading

Mindful/Intentional Eating

J AM Diet Assoc. What you should know about mindful and intuitive eating

Nutr Res Rev. 2017 A structured literature review on the role of mindfulness, mindful eating and intuitive eating in changing eating behaviors

Research links on the topic of Mindful Eating

BASICS of Mindful Eating, includes a mindfulness snack practice

Mindful Eating handout from Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine

Mindful Eating in Nutrition Counseling for Eating Behaviors: What Research Suggests


Spiritual Wellness

The Daily Beast, How Religion is Making a Comeback on College Campuses

Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education

Teaching Religious Literacy: A Guide to Religious and Spiritual Diversity in Higher Education



Kabat-Zinn, J. (2013) Full catastrophe living. Bantam Books.

Stahl, B. & Goldstein, E. (2010) A mindfulness-based stress reduction workbook. New Harbinger.

Stahl, B., Meleo-Meyer, F. & Koerbel, L. (2014) A mindfulness-based stress reduction workbook for anxiety. New Harbinger.

Williams, M. et al. (2007) The mindful way through depression. Guildford Press.


Basic Needs Insecurity

RU Student Food Insecurity


Collegiate Cannabis Prevention

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine: The Health Effects of Cannabis & Cannabinoids (published January 2017)

What’s Legal Oregon: A website providing current legal status and updated legislation

The Effects of Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization on Campus Safety at Institutions of Higher Education

Indicated Prevention for College Student Marijuana Use: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Dose of Reality: The Effect of State Marijuana Legalizations


Gentle Yoga

Practice Mindfulness in Yoga Poses


Financial Wellness

Rutgers Cooperative Extension Personal Finance Web Site

Rutgers SEBS Personal Finance Course

2015 National Financial Capability Study

Rutgers Cooperative Extension Personal Finance Assessment Tools