For the Wellbeing of All

The Gustavus Wellbeing Initiative connects people with ideas, information, and inspiration to support the wellbeing of all. Our work aligns with the College’s values of excellence, community, justice, service, and faith to change the world for the better. When we live well, we lead and serve well.

We hope you take advantage of the many opportunities available to you and use the resources found on this website to maximize your Gustavus experience!

Every Choice Counts

9 Dimensions of Wellbeing

140 Be U Coaching Participants

14 Wellbeing Peer Assistants

80% Students Have Never Smoked

67% Students Have Never Used Marijuana

89% Students Have Never Misused Prescription Drugs

93% Students Use a Designated Driver

92% Students Report Being in Good, Very Good, Or Excellent Health

67% Students Report Being at a Healthy Weight

80% Students Participate in Organized College Athletics

61% Students Report Meeting Federal Guidelines for Weekly Exercise

62% Students Are Single