Although our community programming is impacted, the Health Promotion and Wellness Services Unit will continue to operate with modifications. Please schedule an appointment with us via email or as instructed below.
We are also available to provide resources, education, consultations and information on topics regarding mental wellness, sexual health, nutrition, stress management, alcohol and other drugs, among other topics to support student wellbeing, especially during this time. We continue to strive to support inclusive, accessible, and diverse health and wellness experiences. Our dynamic services are provided to empower students to develop a strong foundation to optimize their capacity to learn, reach their potential, enhance resiliency, and achieve their goals throughout their academic career and beyond.
Live Stream Meditation Sessions are available three times a week during the fall semester. Visit our meditation page for more information
Thriving Thursdays has gone virtual in light of the University's switch to distance learning. Follow @umdhealthcenter on Instagram to join us every week for interactive Thriving Thursdays programming. We'll be tackling self-care at home, distance learning tips, the 8 Dimensions of Wellness, and more!
Any Questions? Podcast has launched! This wellness podcast is created for students by students. The topics discussed in this podcast, may be a bit more nuanced, complex, or are sometimes difficult discussing in a short presentation or a group setting. While they may be personal, complex, or sometimes uncomfortable, we get asked these questions and created a platform where we can explore them in an accessible way for students. So pop in your ear buds and get a sense of what we get asked and what we have to say on Any Questions?
#flattenthecurveUMD How are you flattening the curve while we are not on campus and practicing social distancing? Watch and listen to what students are doing on our YouTube Channel. Create a short video sharing how you are "flattening the curve", use #flattenthecurveUMD #Iflattenthecurveby and tag a friend or three! Together we can help keep each other safe and healthy.
Webinars The University Health Center participated as panelists on this year's Sex Week at Maryland 2020 programming. Check out Queer Safer Sex Webinar and Birth Control Panel.
Sexual Health/Birth Control Consultations will be provided over the phone. Students can call or email to schedule a consultation with Jenna Messman (firstname.lastname@example.org). These appointments may also be delegated to other Health Promotion and Wellness Services staff. These consultations are free and will be documented on the student's medical record. Information documented will be limited to general information, e.g. "Consulted with clients on birth control options. Referred to [Service Provider]"
UHC is currently providing Sexual Health services in-person, by phone, and through secure message. More about these services can be found in the "Sexual Health and Women’s Health Services" section of this page. In addition to the Sexual Health services listed on that page, Sexual Health Referrals to local and regional services for clinical care, condoms and other safer sex supplies remain available, as needed.
UHC is currently unable to provide direct services, including HIV/STI testing, we will provide Sexual Health Referrals to local and regional services that have confirmed they are able to provide services to students seeking these resources and consultations.
Nutrition Counseling will be provided over the phone by Jane Jakubczak, RD. Clients can schedule by email Jane Jakubczak at JJakubcz@umd.edu Consultation charges ($20/Students) will be billed to Financial Accounts. Consultations will be documented in the Electronic Medical Record.
Free Nutrition Coaching services will be provided during the fall semester. Visit our Nutrition Services page for more information.
Stress Management & Relaxation Training Consultations will be provided over the phone. Students can email to schedule a consultation with Sarah Wilson (email@example.com). Consultations are FREE and will be documented in the Electronic Medical Record. Information documented will be limited to general information, e.g. "Consulted with clients on stress management techniques." Referrals will also be noted.