Advocacy  |  Awareness  |  Empowerment

Location

G319 Student Center
Irvine, CA 92697

We are located on the 3rd floor of the Student Center building, right off of Ring Road, and above Zot N’ Go. We are open from 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday thru Friday.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
6
Mon
Mindful Mondays @ Meet Outside Zot N' Go
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us every Monday for Mindful Mondays!

Every Monday will be a different mindfulness practice such as meditation, mindful movement, loving-kindness meditation, and many more. Mindfulness has been scientifically proven to help us cope with life’s stressors. Some of the benefits include anxiety reduction, enhanced sleep, improved mood, and increased ability to focus.

No previous experience necessary and great for beginners. Participants will receive an essential oil roller to carry their mindfulness practice with them wherever they are.

Feb
7
Tue
Step Up! Bystander Intervention Training @ Student Center, Moss Cove A
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn the theories and strategies behind bystander intervention, and gain the confidence to step up and intervene or provide help to someone who may be in harms way or in need of comfort.

Participants will receive a FREE t-shirt!

Feb
13
Mon
Quick Bites – Healing Your Relationship With Food @ Zoom
Feb 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Come discover how the language we use about food is connected to our relationship to diet culture and how to improve it.

Quick Bites is a brief, virtual lunch and learn series on Zoom with our RDN, Jody Margolis, who will cover various nutrition hot topics. You’ll have the opportunity to ask the expert and expand your nutritional knowledge.

Mindful Mondays @ Meet Outside Zot N' Go
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us every Monday for Mindful Mondays!

Every Monday will be a different mindfulness practice such as meditation, mindful movement, loving-kindness meditation, and many more. Mindfulness has been scientifically proven to help us cope with life’s stressors. Some of the benefits include anxiety reduction, enhanced sleep, improved mood, and increased ability to focus.

No previous experience necessary and great for beginners. Participants will receive an essential oil roller to carry their mindfulness practice with them wherever they are.

Feb
15
Wed
Wednesday Wellness Walks – UCI Arboretum & Marsh @ Meet Outside of Zot N' Go
Feb 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday Wellness Walks are a bi-weekly walking excursion to local points of interest near UCI. We’ll visit various parks and nature preserves that are right here in our backyard, all while incorporating mindfulness and ecological education! The walks are open to all students, faculty, and staff. Go at your own pace and feel free to leave at any time if you have mobility limitations or other obligations.

We meet at 11:30am in front of the Zot N’ Go and then embark on our journey. If there are any questions, please contact Doug Everhart at everhart@uci.edu.

  • January 18: Aldrich Park
  • February 1: Mason Park
  • February 15: UCI Arboretum & Marsh
  • March 1: San Joaquin Wildlife Preserve
  • March 15: UCI Ecological Preserve

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Signature Programs

Step Up!

Step Up! See Something, Say Something, Do Something! UCI Logo

A program to encourage students, faculty and staff to be proactive bystanders when they see something they are concerned about or see someone in need. With everyone’s help, we can create and maintain the safe and supportive campus environment we all want to be a part of. Step Up UCI!

Behind Happy Faces

behind happy faces

Behind Happy Faces is a highly interactive and engaging program that is designed to encourage and empower students to share, talk and support each other as they navigate the challenging topic of mental health vs. mental illness.