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Personal Well-Being

Clemson University is committed to the health and well-being of its students, faculty and staff as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic together. Stress and anxiety can be typical reactions during this unprecedented time period. The resources on this page are designed to provide members of the University community with information, tips and strategies for effectively managing physical, mental and emotional health.

Campus Recreation

Virtual Programming

Campus Recreation has a wide variety of virtual offerings. Follow us on social media, where workouts and other engagement opportunities are posted.

Mental Health and Well-Being

Campus and Local Resources

Managing Stress

Signs of distress range from excessive fear and worry to using substances to deal with feelings. Harvard Business ReviewThat Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief

Why Working from Home is Exhausting — and How to Reinvigorate (Source: Forbes)

Tips for effectively managing mental health:

  • Separate what is in your control from what is not.
  • Do what helps you feel a sense of safety.
  • Get outside in nature while avoiding crowds.
  • Challenge yourself to stay in the present.
  • Stay connected and reach out for support.

(Source: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)

Online tips for mental health:

Mindfulness

Healthy Campus offers Koru online training for students, faculty and staff.

  • Headspace meditation
  • Relaxation and sleep
  • Aesthetic relief

Student Health 101

Employee Support

Employee Assistance Program

Visit Clemson’s EAP site for resources for faculty and staff.

Financial Stress

Numerous resources have been provided during the COVID-19 outbreak to help successfully manage your finances:

#CUStayConnected

Visit #CUStayConnected for weekly resources and tips related to personal development and wellness.