Passion puddle on Cook campus


A Framework for Wellness

ScarletWell aims to create programs, resources, and a culture that support both wellness and well-being for students, faculty, and staff alike. Using the 8 Dimensions of Wellness model, we are committed to integrating well-being into all aspects of our campus culture to foster a healthy community, providing the resources we all need to get and stay well.

A graphic showing the 8 dimensions of wellness

Counseling Services

Counseling, Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) supports students through individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, medication management, and community referrals.

Center for Psychological Services offers the Rutgers community confidential mental health services in a state-of-the-art outpatient training center with 11 clinics as part of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.

Student Wellness Program provides free and confidential counseling services via UBHC to help students effectively deal with stressors related to school and personal life.

Resident Wellness Program also offers free, confidential counseling services via UBHC, helping residents manage the pressures that come with their work.

Person wearing lab coat sitting in meditation

Medical Services

Rutgers Student Health takes a comprehensive approach to health and wellness, offering medical services that include preventative, routine, and immediate medical care as well as writing/filling prescriptions. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 or call Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) at 848-932-7211. (Rutgers Student Health is not an emergency medical center.)

University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) offers acute care, inpatient and outpatient services, and a broad range of treatments. As a certified community behavioral health clinic, UBHC provides comprehensive and integrated care, with an emphasis on coordination and linkage to medical and community resources.

student with nurse
Person wearing lab coat sitting in meditation
student with nurse

Tech and Mental Health

During the second annual Chancellor's Mental Health and Wellness Lecture, Associate Professor Vivien Wen Li Anthony discusses the negative impact of interactive technology on wellness.

Planting the Seeds of Wellness

A few select photos from this event, which featured an appearance (and planting!) by Chancellor Conway and some members of her cabinet, as well as a mindfulness moment led by Dr. Peter Economou.

Chancellor Francine Conway and student Olivia plant flowers outside of Student Activities Center on College Avenue Campus

Director of Internal Communications Neal Buccino and Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology and Instruction Paul Hammond plant flowers for Mental Health and Wellness Week

Students plant flowers at bus stop near Student Activities Center on College Avenue Campus

Dr. Peter Economou leads mindfulness moment during Planting Seeds of Wellness event for Mental Health and Wellness Week

Peer Support Programs

Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care National Call Center offers confidential telephone support.


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