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Introduction to Physical Wellness

Physical wellness is about finding the right balance between routine physical activities, consumption of healthful or proper nutrition, routine screenings and check-ups, adequate sleep and observing safe practices. The ultimate aim of physical wellness is to keep the body in optimal health and functional condition. 


How to improve your Physical wellness


Opportunities for developing your physical wellness

  • Exercise and Sports

    Department of Wellness

    The Department of Wellness offers programs and services to help provide a healthy lifestyle environment for students, faculty and staff. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for our students, staff and faculty through improved physical and mental development that leads to a healthy and rewarding life.

    Department of Wellness


    Campus Recreation

    Within the Department of Wellness there is a wide range of programming that you can take advantage of on your wellness journey.

    Campus Recreation


    Group Fitness Classes

    Both live and pre-recorded group fitness classes are currently available.

    Group Fitness Classes


    Virtual Fitness Classes

    Take advantage of the exercise library to tailor your own workout or a pre-recorded class for more guidance.

    Virtual Fitness Classes


    Sports Clubs

    Over 35 sports clubs are active at OSU.

    Sports Clubs


    Intramural Sports

    More than 50 sporting activities a year in these friendly, competitive events. A great way to meet people and get in some exercise.

    Intramural Sports Calendar

    Intramural Sports Information

    OSU-Tulsa Wellness Center

    The Tulsa Wellness Center has a cardio area and weight lifting area. Fitness classes are also available.

    Tulsa Wellness Center


    CHS-Wellness Center

    The CHS Wellness Center features a wide range of equipment for all fitness levels.

    CHS Wellness Center

    CHS Fitness Classes

  • Nutrition

    Easy Eats

    The Department of Wellness shares budget and health friendly meal ideas.

    Easy Eats


    Nutrition Counseling

    Meeting with a registered and licensed dietician can help you develop a practical meal plan for your dietary needs.

    Nutrition Counseling


    Campus Dining

    Provide dining services on campus, look for Choose Orange to make healthy choices easier.

    Campus Dining

  • Outdoor Activities

    Stillwater Parks & Recreation

    The City of Stillwater has many parks and other recreation opportunities.

    Stillwater Parks

    Stillwater Recreation


    Tulsa Parks & Recreation

    Check out the parks and  recreation that the city of Tulsa has to offer.

    Tulsa Parks & Recreation


    The Gathering Place-Tulsa

    Tulsa's riverfront park for all people. A wide range of activities, from a sensory garden to the reading tree to the Midland Valley Trail are available for the whole family.

    The Gathering Place Tulsa


    Turkey Mountain-Tulsa

    Looking for an escape in Tulsa? Check out the hiking at Turkey Mountain.

    Turkey Mountain


    River Sports Boathouse District-OKC

    The Oklahoma City Boathouse District is also home to RIVERSPORT Rapids, a whitewater rafting/ kayaking facility that hosted the 2016 whitewater kayaking Olympic trials. If you prefer to stay on land, the district also includes 14 miles of trails that connect to Lake Overholser, the Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge and Lake Hefner to the north and west of downtown Oklahoma City. Oklahoma River is also home to the Oklahoma River Cruises, which offers connections to Bricktown and OKC’s historic Stockyards City.

    River Sports


    Oklahoma Parks and Recreation

    Explore the range of parks the State of Oklahoma has to offer.

    Oklahoma Parks and Recreation


  • Specialized Resources

    Pete's Pet Posse: OSU Pet Therapy Program

    The Pete's Pet Posse Mission is to enhance the wellbeing of the Cowboy family through professionally trained and nationally certified pet therapy teams in collaboration with campus resources and generous supporters.

    OSU Pet Therapy Program (Stillwater)

    OSU Pet Therapy Program (Tulsa)


    University Health Services

    University Health Services is an outpatient ambulatory care facility designed to provide cost effective, physician directed, health care.

    University Health Services


    Student Disability Services (CHS)

    Student Disability Services at OSU Center for Health Sciences provides support services to students with disabilities and is committed to providing equal access to programs, services and activities.

     Student Disability Services


    OSU-Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center

    The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center (ASAC) is committed to providing quality, confidential services for OSU students affected by problems related to substance abuse. We promote and provide innovative, campus-based services that improve well-being and quality of life. The goal of the ASAC is to help students maximize their potential by supporting their intellectual, personal and social growth.

    OSU-Alcohol and Substances Abuse Center

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