Take care of you and your future

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ElevateU helps Ferris students succeed, thrive, and matter by connecting them to wellness resources.
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Upcoming Events

Jan

26

Elevate in ’22

University Center

All Day

Win prizes and learn about ElevateU, the new wellness brand on campus

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Feb

22

National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day

University Center

All Day

Celebrate the history of recreational sports and fitness on college campuses

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Mar

16

National Nutrition Month

University Recreation Center

All Day

Learn some helpful nutritional tips while attending college

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3 Events

You@Ferris

YOU@Ferris, a service of ElevateU, is your space to check in with yourself. Here you can explore the different aspects of wellness, set goals, and get connected to Ferris resources.

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Explore Wellness

On Campus Resources

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Elevate on Wednesdays

Enter to win free ElevateU swag when you visit us on Wellness Wednesdays in the UC. To boost your chance of winning, follow us on Instagram and see all of our latest events.

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8 Dimensions of Wellness

Spiritual

Spiritual Wellness is all about staying true to your own personal values and beliefs. It’s about figuring out what those values are and how to incorporate them into your life.

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Occupational

Occupational Wellness focuses on professions that provide a feeling of purpose and productivity. This means acknowledging our talents and skills and the opportunity to achieve personal satisfaction through work. Speak with an advisor about your career path.

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Intellectual

Intellectual Wellness is using one’s resources to advance and expand creative knowledge. Being open to new ideas, thinking critically, and finding ways to be creative can help develop intellectual wellness.

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Financial

Financial Wellness is an on-going process and combination of increasing awareness of your current financial state, strengthening your knowledge of financial literacy, making well-informed decisions, and taking mindful steps towards achieving a healthy financial well-being.

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Environmental

Environmental wellness is a process that involves learning about and contributing to the health of the planet. This involves establishing a sustainable lifestyle, protecting natural resources, and eliminating pollutants and excessive waste. Environmental wellness also includes having respect for and awareness of your surroundings and playing an active role in your community.

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Emotional

The ability to successfully handle life's stressed and adapt to change and difficult times. Can also include having the ability to talk to someone and share one's emotional needs, creating satisfying relationship.

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Social

Social Wellness is having positive connections with friends, family, professors, coaches, supervisors, and colleagues. Having the ability to gain the necessary resources to integrate your life and personalize it for you.

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Physical Wellness

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness is generally achieved through proper nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical exercise, and sufficient rest.

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