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Wellness Resources

Physical Activity

College-age students who participate in physical activity are more liking to have a higher GPA than those who do not. Physical activity is important for academic success. Check out our resources on physical activity:

AU Recreational Sports and Fitness

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Active Life DC - resource for staying active around the DMV


Nourishing the body with a balanced, whole food diet is important for a overall health and well-being. Check out our nutritional resources:

AU Dining Services

Choose My Plate

U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) 

USDA Farmer's Market - local farmer's markets around the DMV


Getting enough sleep is critical to your academic success and overall health! Check out these sources for tips on healthy sleep:

Sleep Foundation - tips on setting up your bedroom to optimize your sleep

Harvard Medical School - science of healthy sleep


Juggling academics, work, relationships, and self care during college can be stressful. Check out these resources for managing stress:

AU Counseling Center

American Heart Association

Calm or Headspace - online guided meditation resources