What is Spartan Wellness?

Spartan Wellness is a vibrant community open to new first-year students of any major with a strong desire to cultivate and maintain a healthful lifestyle based on the 8 Dimensions of Wellness!

Check out the student video about Spartan Wellness!

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Course Requirement

Spartan Wellness students are required to enroll in the following introductory level general education course for the fall semester:

FFL 100 – Foundations for Learning: Exploring, Self, World, Future
Two-credit hours and fulfills speaking intensive (SI) degree requirement.

Eligible Students

This community is open to a maximum of 38 new first-year undergraduate students of any major; willing to commit to the values and fulfillment of Spartan Wellness Living Learning Community.

Living in Weil/Winfield

Spartan Wellness students live on separate gender-based floors (the Ground and 1st floors) of Winfield Residence Hall and have shared access to the “Wellness Studio” for studying, group activities, and workshops. Weil/Winfield’s location offers easy access to recreational facilitates and central areas on campus.

Community Staff

  • Coordinator of Residence Life (CRL), a full-time professional staff member responsible for overall building management and student life of Weil-Winfield.
  • Assistant Coordinator for Residence Life (ACRL), a graduate student assistant with primary responsibility for the Wellness community.
  • Resident Advisor (RA), undergraduate student employee and leader for each residence hall floor and community.

Opportunities and Benefits

  • Dedicated staff who are committed to your academic success
  • Support in transition from high school to college
  • Live with college students interested and invested in health and wellness
  • Weekly wellness workshops conducted in your residence hall
  • Participate in wellness activities, LLC specific events, and field trips
  • Peer to peer support and development of friendships
  • Student Leadership development opportunities
  • Earn Bronze level of the UNCG Leadership Challenge Program

Participation Expectations

Spartan Wellness explores the 8 Dimensions of Wellness through experiential programming, community engagement, and regular interaction with students, staff and faculty. Spartan Wellness students demonstrate a commitment to holistic wellness individually and through fulfilling community requirements.

To be part of Spartan Wellness, students are required to:

  • Take the FFL 100 – Foundations for Learning: Exploring, Self, World, Future course in the Fall semester. This course is two-credit hours and fulfills speaking intensive (SI) degree requirement.
  • Attend weekly evening community meetings.
  • Actively engage in Spartan Wellness activities including partnerships with the UNCG Kaplan Center for Wellness, residence hall programming, guest speakers, and local/regional trips.
  • Participate in the Bronze Leadership Challenge, a certificate program and series of five workshops designed to assist students in development of leadership skills

Our Wellness Commitment

As a Spartan Wellness student you help form a community committed to learning and demonstrating holistic wellness based on the 8 Dimensions of Wellness model. Holistic wellness informs our personal and academic values, and we empower ourselves and others to make healthy life choices. We make the commitment to foster a clean living environment; one free of illegal substances and destructive behavior. As members of this community, we will consistently attend and actively participate in scheduled community meetings, workshops, and programs. We will strive for academic excellence and achieving our set goals, as we pledge to be healthy, be inspired, and be well.