Striving to be well; creating a community that's  flourishing together 


The Wellness Commons, located at the heart of campus, promotes the domain of mental and physical wellness by bringing the Wellness Center, FitWell, and Sewanee Outing Program all together under one roof. The Commons will equip you with the skills, tools, and practices to help you flourish on the domain. 



What will I find at the Wellness Commons?

Sewanee FitWell

Move and connect with classmates; meet new people and break a sweat; improve your mood and flourish with FitWell! With all-new facilities and programming, you'll be able to customize a workout that will compliment your fitness level. 

University Wellness Center

The University Wellness Center is a campus resource which offers integrated and holistic health care, comprehensive wellness outreach, and peer health education for students. Composed of Counseling and Psychological Services, University Health Service, and Wellness Outreach, this service will give you the tools you need to flourish.

Community Health & Wellness Outreach

Community Health & Wellness Outreach includes a variety of programs from the Wellness Commons Staff and partners across campus.  These programs are centered around Vanderweele’s (2017) 6 pillars of flourishing: Happiness and Life Satisfaction, Mental & Physical Health, Close Social Relationships, Character & Virtue, Meaning & Purpose, and Financial Stability.

Sewanee Outing Program

The Sewanee Outing Program (SOP) gives students the chance to explore Sewanee’s 13,000-acre campus, the surrounding region, and wilderness areas across the United States. From weekly outings to extended trips, you'll have tons of opportunities to get out and adventure.

Bookstore Outpost

Need a blue book for an exam? Want a snack on-the-go? Drop by the mini bookstore at the Wellness Commons to stock up on some campus life essentials. Open Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.