Health & Wellness
A Healthy You is a Happy You
Clarke University is committed to maintaining a healthy campus community that promotes academic success and living a vibrant and successful life. College can often be a stressful time. Enhancing and maintaining wellness is essential for the successful pursuit of your goals at Clarke and for the rest of your life. Check out these resources to help you develop life balance and stay on track for your college years and beyond.
Need to See a Nurse?
Health Services is located in the lower level of Mary Josita Hall. All health services are confidential. No medical information will be released without a student’s permission. A completed health form with a record of immunizations is required and kept on file in the office.
Health and Wellness Center
The primary mission of the Wellness Center will be to enhance the students’ educational experiences by promoting wellness of mind-body-spirit and empowering students to make informed and intentional choices regarding their health and well-being. The Wellness Center will bring together Counseling Services, Health Services, and Campus Ministry to create a culture of wellness by offering programming for the development of the mind-body-spirit connection.
Spiritual Life Facilities
Spiritual Life is a central part of campus life for many of our students. We offer a 24/7 prayer/meditation space open for all students to use for quiet time or relaxation. The nearby Foley Lounge acts as a central hub for Campus Ministry activities as well as a place for students to relax, play games, or hold meetings with their campus organizations. The Upper Room of Clarke’s Sacred Heart Chapel also serves as a peaceful place to study, rest, pray, or meditate.
Counseling Center Facilities
Our counseling staff members provide a safe and confidential environment to help students through issues that may interfere with their well-being and academic performance. Students may choose individual or group counseling sessions based on their needs. The Self Center, containing massage chairs, light therapy, and adult coloring, offers a way for students to practice self-care and relieve stress.
Health Services Facility
The Wellness Center places an emphasis on living a healthy lifestyle. A large component of this is physical health. The Yoga/Pilates Exercise Room gives students, staff, and faculty a space to interconnect mind, body, and spirit. Our Cardio Room, complete with ellipticals, rowing machines, exercise bikes, and treadmills, allows Clarke’s campus community to achieve increased cardiovascular health.