Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week with Student Support
Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26, 2024

Multiple Times and Locations On Campus

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Week, Residence Life-Student Support is hosting a series of events and activities focused on wellness. Our events are free and open to all students living on campus at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Residence Life-Student Support promotes mental wellness on campus through special housing accommodations, specialized support services, and residential care programming. Visit our homepage for more information about our services and programs.

Learn About Residence Life Student Support


Paws & Poses: Yoga with Puppies

Monday, April 22, 2024 from 2pm – 5pm

Livingston B Reading Room, Livingston Campus (Behind the Rutgers Cinema, across from the Livingston Student Center)

Student Support in partnering with Doggy Noses and Yoga Poses to bring Puppy Yoga to the Rutgers Community. Experience the stress relief of animal therapy coupled with the free flow movement of a beginner-level yoga flow. RSVP needed via GetInvovled, limited spots. Please RSVP Here


Plant Parent: Cultivating Bonds and Green Thumbs

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 from 2pm – 4pm 

PAL Building Main Lounge (Cook/Douglass Campus)

Participate in this event by planting the seeds that Student Support can provide you to grow in your room. We will also discuss the benefits planting can have on your overall health and wellness. You can leave the program with a better understanding of how to care for yourself and your plant. Available while supplies last. 



S'More Support

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 6pm – 8pm

Echo Point (Outside of the Busch Suites//Rain Location: McCormick Residence Hall First Floor Lounge)

Indulge in the timeless delight of gooey s'mores, toasted to perfection over the bonfire. We'll provide all the fixings for this classic treat. Share stories and laughter as we cozy up around the fire, let the flames kindle new connections.



Open Art Studio: Explore Your Creativity

Thursday, April 24, 2024 from 6pm – 8pm

Perry Residence Hall Lounge (Cook Douglass Campus // Staff will provide access for non-Perry Residents)

Come as you are and let your imagination run wild. Our Open Art Studio awaits. Whether you're looking to unwind after a long day, connect with fellow creatives, or simply lose yourself in the joy of creation. Immerse yourself in painting, sculpting and more.



Friday, April 26, 2024 from 7pm – 9pm

 Location: CAC Sojourner Truth First Floor Lounge

 Staff will provide access for non SoTru Residents

Ready to learn more about mental health and self-care? Grab a bingo card, gather your friends, and join Student Support for a night of fun. Participants will learn about wellness resources and healthy habits and the chance to win cool prizes such as Amazon gift cards, Rutgers swag, and more! Please RSVP Here



Phone: (848) 932-4371