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Wellness

In keeping with the University's objective of fostering knowledge and personal wellness, every undergraduate at the University of Richmond is required to complete a three part series on wellness.

The wellness graduation requirement consists of:

  • URAware (WELL 085) - The Universities alcohol education and prevention program. URAware must be completed within the first year of matriculation on campus.
  • PLUS2 (WELL 090) - Students must complete two (2) topics in health education. Topics address a variety of health and wellness topics college students face such as stress management, sexual health, nutrition, and exercise. It is strongly recommended that students complete the WELL 090 requirement before their third year of matriculation.
  • Bystander Education Program (WELL 086) - As part of the University's on-going commitment to sexual misconduct education and prevention, all second year students will be required to complete an online bystander training program (WELL 086) focusing on sexual misconduct prevention education. The course provides students with awareness, education and skills practice to assist them with engaging in proactive behaviors to intervene in situations of sexual misconduct. Upon completion, students will be equipped with basic bystander skills that will allow them to identify multiple options for intervention and assist them with identifying obstacles that would prevent action. The course will also inform students about sexual misconduct resources on and off campus resources. The course must be complete in the first six weeks of the semester.