Month: August 2019

Free – Yoga for Stress Reduction

Student Health & Wellness is excited to offer our popular Yoga for Stress Relief class this fall!  Our drop-in yoga classes emphasize mindful awareness and self-compassion. Each class includes a brief overview of yogic philosophy/techniques, a centering and/or body scan, yogic breathing, postures, and final relaxation.  All skill levels welcome, no prior yoga experience needed.  Classes […]

Food Truck Fall Specials

The Food For Thought Truck has new hours and new daily specials for the fall! Stop by and see us Monday through Friday from 11:00 am-4:00 pm on Fairfield Way. In addition to our daily entrees, we’re also serving up the following daily specials for fall: Monday: Potato steak chips – Freshly fried potato chips […]

Healthcare Enrollment: New GAs, Fellows, Interns

Fall 2019 Healthcare Enrollment for New Graduate Assistants, Fellows, and Interns New Appointments: Beginning August 23, 2019, newly appointed Graduate Assistants and eligible Graduate Interns/Fellows have 31 days from their start date to enroll in or waive healthcare coverage through the Connecticut Partnership Plan. For those who enroll, coverage is effective September 1, 2019. Proof […]

New Employee Orientation

Dear Colleagues, We are excited to announce that the New Employee Orientation program changes are set to begin with the August 30th/September 3rd session. Please note that with this initiative, all regular payroll hire dates are to be effective on the Friday that is the start of the pay period, which will provide all new […]

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

UConn is committed to providing students with disabilities equal access to educational opportunities. To accomplish this, UConn grants to students with documented disabilities reasonable and appropriate accommodations, which are academic adjustments or modifications made to elements of a student’s postsecondary program. The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) is vested by the University with the […]

Don’t Call It “The Infirmary”

You may have noticed a change when visiting Arjona, Hilda May Williams, and Wilson Hall this summer. As of May 15, the units that were formerly known as Counseling & Mental Health (CMHS,) Student Health Services (SHS), and Wellness & Prevention (WPS) have been unified under a single name: Student Health and Wellness (SHaW.) Three years ago, when WPS joined SHS […]

Dining Services for Opening Weekend

The first meals of the semester begin on Friday, August 23rd. Check our site for details on dining unit hours and retail hours for Opening Weekend. All dining units and retail operations begin fall semester hours on Monday, August 26th! Have a great semester! Connect with Dining Services on social media to see what we’re cooking up! Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

New Name: Student Health and Wellness

You may have noticed a change when visiting Arjona, Hilda May Williams, and Wilson Hall this summer. As of May 15, the units that were formerly known as Counseling & Mental Health (CMHS,) Student Health Services (SHS), and Wellness & Prevention (WPS) have been unified under a single name: Student Health and Wellness (SHaW.) Three years ago, when WPS joined SHS […]