Partnerships at UNC Asheville
The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness relies not only on external partnerships, but also those on UNC Asheville's campus to complete their Targets and Outcomes. Please visit their websites to learn more about each group.
Health and Wellness Academic Department
The Department of Health and Wellness offers diverse and flexible programs designed to help students live-and teach others how to live-healthier, more balanced and meaningful lives. The curriculum for the major (Bachelor of Science degree) or minor in Health and Wellness Promotion emphasizes multi-level programs aimed at the promotion of wellness throughout a lifetime. Students may pursue careers in worksite wellness, hospital-based wellness programs, community health centers, retirement and nursing home wellness programs, commercial and not-for-profit health, fitness, and recreation centers, and other related areas. Please visit their website by following the link for the Health and Wellness Academic Department.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed learning community dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, leadership, community service, and research. We opened our doors in 1988 as a department of the University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA). Our goal is to enable our members to “thrive” in life’s second half. Please visit their website by following the link for OLLI.
Workplace Wellness Committee
The University of North Carolina at Asheville is committed to the development of a model workplace wellness program. To that end, we have established the Workplace Wellness Committee to help faculty and staff achieve a lifestyle that includes healthy eating, physical activity, tobacco cessation and stress management. Please visit their website by following the link for the Workplace Wellness Committee.
UNC Asheville Campus Recreation is comprised of student employees and recreational professionals housed within the Division of Student Affairs. The department provides access to facilities and educational and recreational activities to the campus community, which enhance the UNC Asheville experience. Please visit their website by following the link for Campus Recreation.
The Department of Athletics seeks to sponsor a competitive, broad-based, fiscally-sound and ethically responsible NCAA Division I athletics program. The hallmarks of our athletics program are compassion, fairness, honesty, respect, responsibility, and sportsmanship. Adhering to these values helps create a culture of excellence that emphasizes academics, community service, inclusion, and integrity for our fans, staff, and student-athletes. Please visit their website by following the link for Athletics.
The UNC Asheville Student Government Association is dedicated to the preservation of and advocacy for student rights, interests, and progress through a strong relationship with the administration, faculty, staff, students and community. Please visit their website by following the link for Student Government.
UNC Asheville Dining Services is committed to fostering and promoting sustainable business principles to the Asheville community. Dining Services includes the necessary information to encourage informed choices on both the foods we consume, and the ways we interact with the natural environment. Acting responsibly is an essential part of our vision and values, and we are proud of our collective efforts to make this world a better place to live. Please visit their website by following the link for Dining Services.
Health and Counseling Center
The Health and Counseling Center recognizes that physical, psychological, and social well being are deeply interconnected, especially in relation to our students' ability to learn and serve. We offer an integrated care model which combines counseling, medical care, and health promotion under one department to address the needs of our students. Please visit their website by following the link for Health and Counseling.