College can be a demanding time as students are facing the challenges of school, work, family, and a social life. It’s important for students to establish health and wellness practices that will carry on well into their careers, after their graduation from CCV.

Health

As a conscientious community, we are relying on anyone present in our academic centers to use good judgement and common sense in helping to create and maintain a healthy environment. Please do your part by following these guidelines.

Learn about CCV’s ongoing response to Covid and current Health Protocols.

Wellness

Wellness is more than just being physically healthy. It’s about focusing on all of you and striving to have many areas of your life complement and interact with each other. CCV offers resources to support elements of students’ well-being.

If you are concerned about the wellness of a CCV student, faculty, or staff, please report your concern.

Emotional Wellness

Emotional wellness an awareness of your feelings and your response to everyday interactions. It is also having the skills to cope effectively with life’s ups and downs, being resilient, and believing in yourself.

  • Ask for help when you need it.
  • Own your mistakes and learn from them.
  • Notice your feelings.
  • Be positive about yourself.
  • Work to effectively cope with life’s ups and downs.
  • Be nonjudgmental in your approach to others.
  • Set appropriate boundaries. Learn to say “no” without feeling guilty.
  • Find opportunities to laugh.

*If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact your local mental health crisis center.

CCV Resources

TalkCampus. A mental health support network for students, providing free peer support 24/7. This is a safe place for students to connect and talk through their challenges anonymously with other students around the world.

eCHECKUP TO GO Alcohol and Cannabis. Use these anonymous, alcohol and cannabis-specific brief feedback tools designed to help college students take a look at their alcohol and marijuana use for free.

CampusWell. Access CCV’s online wellness magazine with articles about 8 domains wellness: body, food, mind, academics, self, relationships, money, & sexual culture.

United Way Working Bridges Resource Coordinator. Get connected to support for childcare, healthcare, mental health, financial resources, transportation, and everything in between. Reach Holly Micklas (802-829-6048 / holly@unitedwaynwvt.org) by phone, text, or email. Visit the General Resources for Students page for more Working Bridges resources.

Physical Wellness

Physical wellness is implementing daily habits and behaviors that positively impact your overall health, well-being and quality of life.

  • Demonstrate self-care habits.
  • Eat a nutritious, well-balanced diet.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Exercise 3-5 times a week for at least 30 minutes each time.
  • Sleep 7-9 hours a night.
  • Maintain personal hygiene.
  • Manage stress.
  • Avoid the use of tobacco, drugs and excessive or illegal use of alcohol.
  • Get regular checkups and seek medical attention when necessary.

CCV Resources

eCHECKUP TO GO Alcohol and Cannabis. Use these anonymous, alcohol and cannabis-specific brief feedback tools designed to help college students take a look at their alcohol and marijuana use for free.

CampusWell. Browse CCV’s online wellness magazine with articles about 8 domains wellness: body, food, mind, academics, self, relationships, money, & sexual culture.

United Way Working Bridges Resource Coordinator. Get connected to support for childcare, healthcare, mental health, financial resources, transportation, and everything in between. Reach Holly Micklas (802-829-6048 / holly@unitedwaynwvt.org) by phone, text, or email. Visit the General Resources for Students page for more Working Bridges resources.

CCV Drug Free Schools and Community Guide. Learn the health risks of drugs and drug related CCV policies and state and federal laws.

Financial Wellness

Financial wellness involves learning money management skills to help support your current needs. Financial wellness also involves working toward future goals.

  • Understand where to go to ask or help around budgeting and saving money.
  • Develop a budget that works with you to help you save money.
  • Create short- and long-term financial goals to work toward.

CCV Resources

CCV Life Gap Grant. Apply for a grant that can help you get through challenging, unexpected financial situations and stay focused on school. Learn more about the Life Gap Plus program.

CCV Resource Center. Access information on community resources and pick up food and snacks at CCV’s Montpelier, Winooski, Brattleboro, and Rutland academic centers.

Financial aid counselors. Learn more about Life Gap, Life Gap Plus, and financial aid to pay for college.

United Way Working Bridges Resource Coordinator. Get connected to support for childcare, healthcare, mental health, financial resources, transportation, and everything in between. Reach Holly Micklas (802-829-6048 / holly@unitedwaynwvt.org) by phone, text, or email. Visit the General Resources for Students page for more Working Bridges resources.

CampusWell. Browse CCV’s online wellness magazine with articles about 8 domains wellness: body, food, mind, academics, self, relationships, money, & sexual culture.

Occupational Wellness

Occupational wellness involves choosing a career where you gain satisfaction and enrichment. Occupational wellness is also understanding how your career intersects with your financial wellness.

  • Learn about careers and CCV programs that are consistent with your values, interests, and beliefs.
  • Create short and long-term career goals
  • Participate in CCV Career Community activities to network with professionals in your chosen field, meet faculty in your program, and hear from employers.

CCV Resources

CCV Career Exploration Resources. Use CCV’s tools and resources to learn more about jobs and career fields.

CCV Coordinator of Career Services. Meet with a CCV career advisor to better understand career options, career opportunities in VT, and career preparation skills.

CCV Coordinator of Academic Services. Talk to your academic advisor/coach to talk about how your CCV program prepares you for your career goals.

Intellectual Wellness

Intellectual wellness is about expanding your knowledge, skills, and abilities through ongoing personal growth and development.

  • Develop effective study and time management skills. 
  • Seek to understand the views of others.
  • Pursue interests outside of your work.
  • Learn about current events, issues and ideas from a variety sources.

CCV Resources

Tutor.com. Access subject specific tutoring online 24/7.

CCV Learning Center Online Live. Work with an academic mentor online via Zoom. Academic mentors can guide you through course work and promote confidence, motivation, autonomy, and academic achievement.

CCV Learning Center. Work with an academic mentor in CCV’s Montpelier, Winooski, and Rutland academic centers. Academic mentors can guide you through course work and promote confidence, motivation, autonomy, and academic achievement.

CCV Coordinator of Academic Services. Talk to your academic advisor/coach to learn talk about how your CCV program prepares you for your career goals.

CCV Hartness Library. Access a large collection of online periodicals, eBooks, streaming videos, and specialized academic databases.

CampusWell. Browse CCV’s online wellness magazine with articles about 8 domains wellness: body, food, mind, academics, self, relationships, money, & sexual culture.

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