Health and Wellness


For the mind and body

Finding time to take care of yourself can be challenging when faced with change and uncertainty. We understand the importance of the mind and body working together to give you the tools to be successful. Below you will find ways you can be active, build healthy habits, make connections, practice self-care, and look after your mental health and well-being.


Mental Health Counseling

The Counseling and Wellness Center has adjusted support to provide online therapy for students in order to practice social distancing. Students experiencing an urgent mental health need still have access to on-call counselors and overnight/weekend emergency phone-support service remains available.

For access to all services call (352) 392-1575.



Care Team

The Care Team, as part of the Dean of Students Office, provides support to on-going care-based services. The Care Team helps students, faculty/ staff, families, etc. in success planning, resource referrals, medical petitions, and instructor notifications.

The umatter@ufl.edu email address is the official communication hub for students and families for all care related emails from the University of Florida.



Wellness Coaching

GatorWell’s free virtual wellness coaching program for UF students can help if you would like to improve one or more of the following areas: Time Management, Stress Management, and Relaxation Strategies, Study and Test Taking Skills, Sleep Habits, Active Living, Eating Habits, Social Connection



Live in Motion

The Department of Recreational Sports offers experiences that enrich the lives of the University of Florida community through excellence in facilities, fitness, sport, adventure and play. They are committed to advancing student success, developing leaders, and encouraging lifelong wellness. RecSports wants to make sure ALL students can live in motion!



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