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NIRSA Assembly’s Guide to Health & Wellbeing Resources

Facilities & Spaces

Last Updated: August 28, 2020

From dedicated wellbeing spaces to instructional, nutritious kitchens to spaces shared with primary care doctors, colleges and universities across North America are finding innovated ways to integrate health and wellbeing promotion into their facilities and spaces to serve a broader community.

This section highlights how different physical spaces play a role in promoting health and wellbeing, and provide examples some of the more common spaces trending in campus recreation.

Campus rec spaces that promote health and wellbeing

Comprehensive wellness center

Human performance lab

Demonstration kitchen for cooking classes

Student health clinic and counseling

Medical services, campus recreation and athletics

Wellness education and support services

Repurposing underutilized spaces

Building Certifications

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