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Student Wellness and Support

The Student Wellness Program is an initiative to assist students with their well-being- physical, emotional/spiritual, interpersonal, academic/professional, and environmental/community.

Student Wellness

The Student Wellness program at NSU-KPCOM includes a student wellness course that takes place in the M1 year.  This course includes mindfulness, physical wellness, personal wellness, relational wellness, and nutritional wellness.  This course also provides students with contact information for various resources that are available to help achieve and maintain wellness.  

The goal of this course is to provide students with various ways to stay healthy and maintain wellness throughout their years in medical school and beyond.

The course consists of various interactive sessions, which gives them the opportunity to interact with other students, peer mentors, and faculty in their same society.  In addition to the course, several non-mandatory events promote fellowship and collegiality throughout the academic years.

Recreation and Wellness

The Office of Recreation and Wellness (NSU RecWell) strives to enhance transformative learning and quality of life for the NSU community through diverse programs and services in an inclusive environment. Programs and services include: Intramural & Club Sports, Fitness & Wellness Programming, Scuba and Rescue Certifications, and Outdoor Adventures.

NSU RecWell oversees the RecPlex, located within the Don Taft University Center and the Aquatic Center, housing the largest pool in South Florida! The RecPlex is over 100,000sqft and houses 15,000sqft of cardiovascular and strength equipment, 2 Indoor Basketball courts, 3 Racquetball Courts, an Indoor Climbing Wall, a Leisure Pool, 3 Multipurpose Rooms, and Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms – equipped with showers and saunas.

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