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 UPDATE: AS OF MONDAY, MARCH  16th, The Mindfulness Center IS NOT PROVIDING IN-PERSON SERVICES  to support the mental health needs of our campus community while mitigating COVID-19 risks in our department.  Therefore, relaxation chairs are not available for use. 


  • Online pre-recorded guided meditations.
  • Self-help resources.
  • Once registered for workshops, our facilitators provide participants with a link for a live zoom meeting and a participant packet via email before each meeting.
  • Live facilitated mindfulness meditations.

Stay tuned for more information and check out our social media updates (InstagramFacebook, Twitter). 


Drop-in for a FREE facilitated 30-minute meditation session starting January 19, 2021. 

Mondays @ 3:30 PM
Tuesdays @ 12:30 PM
Wednesdays @ 3:30 PM
Thursdays @ 12:30 PM
Fridays @ 12:30 PM

NO registration required, just join our zoom meeting.  Participants can attend as many times as they like so long as they are a student, faculty, or staff of the U. See our drop-in mindfulness flyer for information for how to join.

Drop-in meditation sessions are led by a rotating group of facilitators who are staff of the University Counseling Center.  Sessions are not conducted during semester breaks or university holidays. 


Mondays, February 2 - February 16, 12 PM. 
Registration available January 8. 

This FREE workshop for undergraduate and graduate students is designed to help students gain skills to manage distress and low mood, increase self- compassion, strengthen relationships, and connect with others dealing with the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The workshop consists of three modules, and it is highly recommended that participants start with module one, though the modules can stand alone and be attended at any time.  Participants do not need to be University Counseling Center clients to attend this workshop.  For more information, please contact ganstadt@sa.utah.eduAll participants must register online to attend See the Coping with COVID Chaos flyer for more information.   


A Two-Night Event 

Wednesdays, February 17 & 24, 6 PM - 7:30 PM. 

Join us for two evenings with the Change Coalition. This FREE workshop is for ALL students and is designed to help students develop self-compassion and community care practices, while enhancing our circles of connection in an online world.  This workshop consists of two modules, the first focuses on building self-care and self-compassion and the second concentrates on enhancing community connections.  Participants do not need to be UCC clients to attend this workshop. For more information, please contact See our Compassion + Connection flyer for information.  Participants must register online to attend


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Feel Better Now:

Learning how to Cope with Anxiety & Depression (FREE)

Register for a Workshop 

This is a FREE 4-week workshop is offered by zoom meeting (invitation provided after registration). It is for U students, staff, and faculty.

The series schedule is as follows, excluding holidays and breaks.  Series registration windows are provided. 

  • Series 1: Tuesdays from 1 PM - 2 PM, 1/19 - 2/9 Registration available 12/17
  • Series 2: Thursdays from 1 PM - 2 PM, 1/21 - 2/11 Registration available 12/17
  • Series 3: Mondays from 4 PM - 5 PM, 1/25 - 2/22  Registration available 12/17
  • Series 4Wednesdays from 4 PM - 5 PM, 1/27 - 2/17 Registration available 12/17
  • Series 5: Fridays from 1 PM - 2 PM, 1/29 - 2/26 Registration available 12/17

Unless otherwise specified, this workshop series includes a set of 4 modules that are covered over the course of 4 weeks.  We recommend that participants start attending the workshop at module 1, but the modules may be attended in any order, and may be repeated.  Participants will learn a variety of effective and practical skills they can use to cope with stress, anxiety, and depression as well as the distress of these challenging times.  See our Feel Better Now overview for more information about the content and the dates/times of each workshop.  All participants must register online to attend 


For Neurodiverse Students

Tuesdays, February 9 - March 2, 5 PM - 6:30 PM.
Registration Available October 2.

This FREE workshop for undergraduate and graduate students is designed to help students gain practical skills to help with planning, organization, time management, focus, and avoiding procrastination. This workshop meets for 4 weeks, and it is highly recommended that participants start at module one, if possible.  However, participants can join at any time and may repeat the series, as desired. Students do not need to be University Counseling Center clients to attend this workshop.  For more information, please contact  All participants must register online to attend.  See our Mental Coaching to Succeed flyer for information.  


Fridays, March 5 – March 26, 11 AM. 
Registration available November 25.

This FREE 4-week workshop is offered by zoom meeting (invitation provided after registration) for U faculty, staff, and graduate students.  The workshop is designed to introduce participants to mindful strategies for balancing work-life stress.  Come learn effective coping tools for navigating the responsibilities of different life roles as well as techniques for managing stress and anxiety.  All participants must register online to attend.  See our Mindful Work/Life balance flyer for more information.  

Last Updated: 1/20/21