University of Minnesota Duluth
Student Life myUMD | Search | People | Departments | Events | News

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

UMD Health Services Calendar of Events, Fall Semester 2014

Let’s Talk.  Kirby Student Center 361.  Mondays, 11am-1pm; Thursdays, 1-3pm. “Let’s Talk” is a program that provides easy access to informal and confidential consultations with counselors from UMD Health Services.  Drop-in during office hours for support and resources – no appointment necessary!!

Grief Support Group. Every Wednesday evening in RDC 323 (across from the Dining Center).  Choose your group time, 4-5:30pm or 6-7:30pm.  Snacks provided.  Facilitated by Barb Titus,

The Neuroscience of Happiness Workshop:
Option 1: Tuesday, October 7.  Kirby Student  Center 268.  5-6:30pm.
Option 2: Monday, October 13.  RDC  323 (across from the Dining Center). 5-6:30pm.

The "Keys to Happiness" Group.  Every Tuesday, starting Tuesday October 14th and ending Tuesday, November 18th.  In the Health Services conference room, 4:30-6pm.  Through discussion, practice, activities, and meditation, you will master the happiness skills of gratitude, optimism, kindness, mindfulness, flow and savoring.  Drop-in sessions. No registration necessary.

Pet Away Stress Events!! Thursday, October 16th, 11am-1pm in the Kirby Lounge. Experience the relaxing energy of pets on campus!  UMD, in collaboration with Animal Allies ambassador dogs and volunteers and Pet Partner teams, will host dogs cand cats on campus every month (except January) during the academic year!  Come and de-stress with pets.  Future events are scheduled for: November 19th, December 9th, February 19th, March 11th, April 14th and May 5th.  All events will be 11am-1pm in the Kirby Lounge.

Flu Clinics.  Tuesday October 14th and Wednesday October 22nd, Kirby Rafters, 9am-3pm. Please don’t miss this opportunity for your flu shot!   Free of charge to students with presentation of student ID. Flu shots and other vaccinations are available on an appointment basis at UMD Health Services.  Call for an appointment: 218-726-8155.

Back by popular demand!! UMD Health Check. Wednesday, October 22nd, Kirby Ballroom, 10am-1pm. An opportunity for students to have free personalized health assessments including blood glucose, blood pressure, sports medicine – choosing the right shoe, hearing and vision screenings and so much more, including free massages!! Also, students can experience "the good life" with Health Services Counseling and get a dose of happiness through practices of gratitude, laughter, dance, and affirmation.  Students can drop in at anytime, for results and education on the spot!! AND, Free flu shots just across the hall in Kirby Rafters from 9am-3pm! Please bring your student ID.

Experience a CALM and WARM semester!  Health Services is offering a drop-in stress reduction and relaxation series --Imagine soft lighting and fragrant tea, and a casual group practice in a stress reduction technique that will help you to create a peaceful mindset for the week ahead. Come as you are, pajamas welcome!  Two opportunities each week (the same technique at both sessions). Each session will last about a half hour. Techniques will include mindfulness, meditation, yoga, breath work, and guided imagery.
CALM:  Calming And Luxuriating Mondays; Oct 27-Dec 8th.  Health Services Conference Room, 9am.
WARM: Wednesday Afternoon Relaxation and Meditation Oct 29th – Dec 10. Kirby 361, 12pm.

Got Your Back:  Bystander Intervention Workshop.  Have you ever experienced a situation that made you feel like you wanted to step in and help someone but you didn’t?? Join us in this interactive workshop that aims to deliver the message of how we can safely and effectively take care of each other and positively impact our campus culture.  UMD, We Got Your Back!!  Facilitated by the Peer Health Educators.  Pizza and beverages provided! Please pre-register by emailing
Option 1: Thursday, October 30th, 11am-11:50am. Garden Room.
Option 2: Tuesday, November 11th, 5-6:30pm.  Griggs Center.

“Why am I always sick?” A hands-on workshop with tips and strategies for health maintenance during college. Wednesday, Nov. 19th.  12-1pm.  Garden Room.   Come prepared to de-stress, to prepare healthy foods, and to learn about self-care.  Please pre-register by emailing,

Health Services is here for you!

Mission Statement:

To provide students the opportunity to develop healthy personal lifestyles, help ensure their retention at UMD, and contribute to the overall excellence of their total educational experience. We will accomplish this mission by providing quality health care, counseling, and education that focuses on their physical, emotional, social, and intellectual well-being, and to be actively involved with all health issues that affect the University and community.

Call 218-726-8155 for medical appointments.
Call 218-726-7913 for free and confidential counseling appointments. 
Visit our website:
We are also on Facebook and twitter!!!


© 2015 University of Minnesota Duluth
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Last modified on 10/06/14 12:48 PM
University of Minnesota Campuses
Crookston | Duluth | Morris
Rochester | Twin Cities | Other Locations