The College of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting its first annual Student Wellness Week this coming Monday, December 7th, to help students relax and combat stress as they transition into finals. Initially coordinated through the Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Wellness Committee, this week-long event will consist of activities hosted by various CVM student organizations. The goal? To foster increased emotional and physical wellness and promote personal and academic success. For those interested in attending, the schedule is as follows:

Monday, December 7th

Pancake Breakfast – Christian Veterinary Fellowship/Alpha Psi: 7:00-8:30am in AS/VM Atrium

Bingo – Academic and Student Affairs: 12:00-1:00pm, AS/VM 125

Tuesday, December 8th

Fruit and Healthy Goodness – Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association: 7:00-8:30am, AS/VM Atrium

Melodies of Will Bruno – Just Breathe: 12:00-1:00pm, AS/VM Atrium

Foster Pet Therapy – Orphan Kitten Project/Shelter Medicine Club: 12:00-1:00pm, AS/VM Atrium

Wednesday December 9th

Bagel/Doughnut Breakfast – SCAVMA: 7:00-8:15am, AS/VM Atrium

Seated Chair Massages – SCAVMA: 7:00-10:00am, Pomeroy 115

Popcorn Machine – ASA: 9:00am-2:00pm, AS/VM Atrium

Winter Clothing Relay Race – SDMC: 12:00-1:00pm, AS/VM Atrium

Thursday December 10th

Yoga – Veterinary Business Management Association: 12:00-1:00pm, Pomeroy 215

Pixar N’ Popcorn – VBMA: 12:00-1:00pm, AS/VM 135

Healthy Afternoon Snacks – SCAVMA: TBD,  AS/VM Atrium

Seated Chair Massages – SCAVMA: 3:00-6:00pm, Pomeroy 202

Any further questions can be directed to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, at andersoa@umn.edu . We hope that this wellness week will be a great success and an annual part of the curriculum for years to come!