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Better Health. Better Wellness. BetterU.


Not just your physical or emotional health...

Your overall well-being.

The BetterU Program is here to help you take a more holistic approach to personal wellness. It’s not just your physical and emotional health, but also the environmental, intellectual, occupational, social, and spiritual aspects of wellness that contribute to your success. Developing habits focused on holistic wellness now will help you today and beyond your time in graduate school.

Getting Started with the BetterU Program in 4 Easy Steps

Step 1: Begin with self-assessment.

Begin by taking the self-assessment. Don’t worry, it is anonymous and will just have a few questions on each of the 7 facets of wellness. Once you complete the assessment, graph your results (details here), reflect on your results and start to identify one or two facets of wellness to focus on first. 

Step 2: Make an Action Plan

After identifying these areas that you want to work on, we encourage you to develop an Action Plan (available here in Canvas) for the next 3-4 months. It doesn’t take long and can assist you in being more intentional in your efforts.

Step 3: Help with Your Plan

Finding ways to improve some aspects of wellness may be a challenge and so we have provided some help. You can learn more about each of the facets of wellness by clicking on the tiles below. You will also gain access to the lists of activities and resources both on and off campus that can assist you. Select a few key activities to include in your Action Plan.     

Step 4: Get Credit While Working to Improve Your Wellness

You can start to get credit for your efforts to improve Wellness in the 360⁰ Critical Skills for Career Success Program by reporting the completion of the assessment and developing an Action Plan to  For more details about how to use the BetterU program to work from Level 1 through Level 3 in Wellness go here.


Explore the Facets of Wellness 

Find Your BetterUHow can you get the most out of BetterU?

BetterU is centered on a self-assessment that will help you reflect on where you are today and help you make a plan to improve for tomorrow. 

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