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About Us

Our Mission

Wellness and Engagement is a subdivision of Housing Dining Hospitality that strives to empower the UC San Diego community to prioritize a healthy and mindful lifestyle.

What is Wellness?

To understand wellness better, it can be divided into subcategories known as the 7 DIMENSIONS OF WELLNESS.

7 Dimensions of Wellness

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Coping effectively with life and feeling emotional stability

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Being in pleasant, stimulating environments that support health and wellbeing

Financial Dimension icon


Engaging in meaningful work and mindful financial habits

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Recognizing challenges and finding methods of expanding one’s worldview, creativity, hobbies, skillset, etc.

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Acknowledging and respecting the body’s need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep

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Developing a sense of belonging and comfort around others and having a personal support system

Spiritual Dimension icon


Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life