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What does it mean for the Wolfpack to be well? Explore the holistic care strategy informing the many wellness initiatives across NC State.

Wellness Strategy

NC State‚Äôs wellness strategy is designed to build a thriving Pack at all levels of the university. With a focus on programs and services, fostering community, academics and awareness, our plan seeks to transform wellness within the Wolfpack.

Developed by the Wellness Advisory Committee, our six-element strategy is rooted in socioecological health models as well as organizational and higher education literature.

Six Elements of Wellness


Engage in meaningful and satisfying work that aligns with your personal values and goals.


Manage your health with a balanced, nutritious diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep.


Save and spend wisely to manage your financial resources and meet your basic needs.


Cope with challenges and meet your emotional needs while developing overall resiliency.


Cultivate new and existing relationships to build a robust, supportive network.


Contribute your passions and strengths to foster a safe and supportive environment for all.

Read the Latest

Members of our Pack are always finding new ways to support one another. Read recent institutional updates on how we’re advancing a culture of wellness at NC State, together.

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