The Wellness Center

The Wellness Center's mission is to promote holistic health and wellness in the Hampshire community.

Who we are

The Wellness Center promotes health and wellness in the Hampshire community. Our work is prevention-oriented and rooted in the philosophy of harm reduction, and we support wellness in many forms, including social, emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and occupational. Our approach is intersectional, and we believe that self care and community care are both key to building resilience, empowering ourselves and our communities, and fostering growth and healing. The Center consists of a professional staff director and student peer educators, and we partner with many great offices across campus as well as student organizations such as the Sexperts, First Gen @ Hampshire, and others.

Where we are

In Enfield by the basketball court.

What we do

We provide health education and wellness promotion on topics such as healthy relationships; self and community care; developing resilience and dealing with stress; sexual health and wellness; sleep health; and campus and community resources. We offer a variety of health and wellness resources including free safer sex supplies, host campus events, collect data on student health and wellness, work on health-related policies and programs, and support student organizations.

Visit the Wellness Center

Semester hours: Monday-Friday 10am-9pm and weekends 12-6pm. The building has a wheelchair ramp to the 1st floor, and a flight of steps to the second floor. Unfortunately the bathrooms are not wheelchair accessible. We are always striving to make events more accessible, please contact well@hampshire.edu with questions or requests.

1st Floor:
 
SPACE STATION: Relax with galaxy lights, heated foot massagers, mindfulness activities, sensory toys, and soothing crafts to help you stimulate your senses, get grounded, and cope with stress. 
 
LIVING ROOM: Get cozy in the living room with movie screen and projector, couches, plants, and more.
 
DINING ROOM: Gather round for a meeting or game night in this sunny spot. (Current COVID-19 guidelines allow food to be eaten at orgainzed events.)

KITCHEN: Check out or host a workshop on cooking, DIY natural body products, and more.
 
ZINE & RESOURCE LIBRARY: Get info on health & wellness topics like safer sex, relationships, nutrition and food resources, dealing with stress, sleep health, academic tips, substances, supporting a friend in tough times, disability justice, safer binding and tucking, and more.
 
WELLNESS SUPPLIES & GIVEAWAYS: Pick up safer sex supplies (gloves, dams, condoms, lubes), menstrual supplies, and a few toiletries. Seasonal giveaways might include handwarmers, lip balm, sensory/fidget toys, affirmation prints, stickers, and more. You can also order safer sex supplies, smoking cessation kits, and zines for delivery to your campus mailbox!
 
TEA STATION: Grab a cup of herbal, black, or green tea with honey or other sweeteners.
 
2nd floor (up one flight of stairs): 
 
SUN ROOM: Comfy couches and skylight; great for meetings, game nights, study session, etc.
 
CLUB TUB: Coming soon, reserve a private bathtub! Plus make your own botanical bath salts for a soothing soak.
 

How to contact us or find out about our events