The Wellness Environment for Living and Learning, commonly referred to as the WELL, has been recognized as one of the 20 best examples of collaborative learning programs in the United States by the Joint Task Force of the American Association of Higher Education, the American College Personnel Association, and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
Community Board Committees
The WELL program, located in Newman Hall, includes a student-run community board that you can join to gain valuable leadership experience and learn important practical skills. Community board committees include:
- Standards Committee: decides what guidelines (in addition to university policies) that members of the WELL will live by
- Programs Committee: gains practical experience in leadership, teamwork, time management, and other valuable skills as you work with others to develop programs, activities, and resources for the good of the community
- Public Relations Committee: gains practical experience in public relations, marketing and advertising of programs and activities, developing newsletters, and maintaining the WELL student website
The WELL is a substance-free community. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco (in any form) are not allowed in this area. This restriction applies to all WELL residents and their guests. Residents who fail to comply with community standards as specified by the WELL Community Standards Board, the provisions of this agreement, or the Housing and Dining contract, will be referred to the community standards board for a community hearing. Residents not in compliance may be reassigned to another room on campus.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the WELL for religious people?
Not necessarily; the WELL is a program set up to encourage exploration of a variety of wellness concepts, one of which is spiritual purpose and philosophy.
What is the WELL Community Board?
The community board consists of student volunteers on four subcommittees. There is an elected chair for each of the four committees: programs, public relations, standards, and recruitment.
How many residents can live in the WELL?