Partners 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. Visit the Department of Health & Wellness website for more information.

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. Our goal is to enable our members to “thrive” in life’s second half. Visit the OLLI website for more information.

Center for Diversity Education

The Center for Diversity Education provides direct and in-direct programming to thousands of western NC students, leaders, and citizens through exhibits, traveling shows, library services, and team development opportunities. Visit the Center for Diversity Education website for more information. 

Key Center

The Adelaide Worth Daniels Key Center for Community Engaged Learning stands at the center of outreach on campus, connecting students, faculty and UNC Asheville community members through transformative relationships with the primary goal of providing a clear pathway to the larger Asheville community, western North Carolina, and the entire world through service projects, service-learning initiatives and on-going commitment. Visit the Key Center website for more information.

Campus Recreation

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. Visit the Campus Recreation website for more information.


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. Visit the Athletics website for more information. 

Student Government Association

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. Visit the Student Government Association website for more information.

Dining Services

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. Visit the Dining Services website for more information.

Division of University Advancement

The Division of University Advancement builds relationships that foster advocacy, support and investment in UNC Asheville. Visit the Advancement website for more information. 

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. Visit the Health and Counseling website for more information.