Western Kentucky University

Health & Wellness

Eat your way to healthy. American diabetes month. Tips to staying healthy: Avoid sugar sweetened drinks. Keep portions small. Cut back on high calorie snack foods and desserts like chips, cookies, cakes, and ice-cream.  Services available: Glucose checks cholesterol checks free high blood pressure checks For more information: call (270)745-5641 or visit www.wku.edu/healthservicesStick with Health Services. Flu shots currently available. Prevent getting sick this flu season. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Immunizations and Vaccines. WKU Health Services. For more information: (270) 745-5641. www.wku.edu/healthservices Recommended Vaccines: dTap (Tentanus/Dipheria/Pertussis), Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR), TwinRix (Hepatitis A&B), Chickenpox (Varicella),Pnemonia, HPV (Gardisil), TB Skin Test, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Meningitis, Influenza  Congrats to Marissa Bryant! She took the 2013 End of Year Survey and won a full body makeover package that includes: 10 personal training sessions 60 minutes Swedish massage Nutritional consultation  WKU Employee Wellness  Pictured: Wade Pinkard Employee Wellness Manager Marrissa Bryant Advising Associate, CHHS Todd Misener Asst Dir, Health and Fitness
Health & Wellness Services at WKU

WKU is concerned about the health and wellness of students, faculty, and staff and provides many options for helping every individual live a healthy lifestyle.


 
Counseling & Testing Center

WKU Counseling and Testing provides mental health and adjustment counseling for students who may be struggling with stress, depression, anxiety and other worries that keep them from achieving academic success.


Dental Hygiene Clinic

The Dental Hygiene Program operates a clinic in which its students treat patients under the supervision of dental hygiene faculty members.

 
Health & Fitness Lab

Our Health and Fitness Lab can assist you with weight management, blood pressure screenings, massage therapy, group classes and more.

 
Health Services

We are a full service primary care facility dedicated to providing WKU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families with quality medical care. We have board certified physicians and nurse practitioners with multiple specialties.

 
Intramural Recreational Sports

WKU has a great intramural and sports club program.  No tryouts!  We also have the WKU Challenge Course and so much more.

 
ORAC - Outdoor Recreation Adventure Center

Equipment rentals, bike repairs, adventure excursions - lots of fun and exciting ways to enjoy the outdoors.

 

Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center

From an elevated track, natatorium, racquetball, volleyball and basketball courts, dance studio and a brand new, state-of-the-art weight room and fitness center, the Preston Center offers something for everyone. 

 

WellU

WellU is an online student wellness program designed to promote health and wellness related programs and services available at WKU.

 
WKU Dining Services

From Fresh and Healthy food options to an on-site dietician to assist you with any special health needs, WKU strives to provide healthy choices for our campus community.

 
WKU Employee Wellness

The Employee Wellness Program is to enhance the personal and professional lives of WKU employees by providing educational opportunities, programs, and services that promote and support healthy lifestyle behaviors.

 Last Modified 11/25/13