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BU Be Well

Wellness—Mind and Body

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Mind and Body resources support the ability to identify and care for the physical and emotional needs and the awareness of influences that affect overall health.

 

Fall 2021 On-campus Flu Clinic Information:

All clinics will take place in the Health and Recreation Complex (HRC) Lobby. Per Butler policy, masks are required in the building. To reduce wait times, you are encouraged to make an appointment using the links (below). Walk-in appointments will be accepted.

Please click on your desired date below, which will open the scheduler page. Click the highlighted date on the calendar, select your time slot, and provide your information (name, date of birth, phone number, and email).

Tuesday, October 5th - 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Wednesday, October 6th - 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Thursday, October 7th - 8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Friday, October 8th - 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday, October 9th - 11:00 AM-4:00PM

Resources For Students

  • Butler Dining—It's simple. We believe that good food is essential to nourish the mind and body. Our commitment is to provide a variety of healthful options to help you power your life on campus. We also provide ongoing nutrition and wellness programing on campus. Our engaging activities and educational events serve to promote a balanced and mindful approach to eating and living.
  • Center for Faith and Vocation (CFV)—The CFV seeks to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to reflect on their own passions and how to connect the life they lead to a sense of purpose and meaning.
    • Mindfulness Meditation—Learn to meditate to help calm and focus the mind. Receive instruction and practice.
  • Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES)—The Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) is an academic center at Butler University dedicated to the science and practice of urban ecology and sustainability. In the liberal arts tradition, we view urban ecology as inherently interdisciplinary and aspire to engage disciplines across Butler’s campus—from biology to business and beyond—in gaining a fundamental understanding of urban ecology and sustainability for a more environmentally resilient, economically viable, and equitable society. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @ButlerCUES.
    • The Farm at Butler—The farm's mission is to serve as an example of sustainable urban farming for Butler University and the Indianapolis community by teaching the interconnectedness of life, the importance of food security, and the methods of growing local foods through organic farming. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @TheFarmAtButler.
  • Headspace  - Butler students are eligible for a free Headspace account. This mobile app. provides guided meditations for all types of needs and all times of day, sleepcasts and bedtime audio, and guided cardio for the mind and body. Sponsored by The Office of Student Affairs starting Spring 2021
     
  • Health and Recreation Complex (HRC)—offers many programs and services to Butler students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as the Indianapolis community. Not only is it the site for the Department of Recreation, the HRC also houses the offices of Counseling and Consultation Services, Health Promotion, and Health Services, making it a true wellness center on campus.  
    • Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS)—Butler's licensed and professionally trained staff offers counseling services to all currently enrolled students. We strive to provide students with the support and resources they need to help them achieve their personal and academic goals and enhance their experience while in college.
      • Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Training—This program's goals are to increase knowledge and skills related to crisis intervention and suicide prevention.

      • Safe Space LGBTQ Ally Training—Safe space provides training to faculty, staff, and students to become active and effective allies to the LGBTQ+ community with the goal of providing a more hospitable environment on campus.

      • Thriving Campus—Access a network of mental health clinicians in the community who work with students.

    • Health Services—provides health care to students currently enrolled in the University. We place an emphasis on treating the medical, emotional, and educational needs of our students.
    • Recreation and Wellness—offers a holistic and dynamic approach of a comprehensive suite of services and programs, allowing students to explore informal opportunities in recreation, sport, and fitness.
      • Aquatics—Serious and casual swimmers alike will feel at home in the Aquatic Center. The 25-yard lap pool contains six individual swimming lanes, and feeds into a spacious leisure pool featuring bubble benches and a current channel. 
      • Club Sports—Are you looking to participate in a sport on a more competitive and regular basis? If so, club sports is your answer. Most club sports practice 2–3 times a week and compete on-campus, off-campus, and possibly nationally with other universities.
      • Group Fitness Classes—The HRC offers a variety of exciting, fun, and dynamic group fitness classes on a weekly basis that are free with HRC membership. 
      • Health Promotion—actively seeks to educate and empower students to make informed choices that positively impact personal wellness and the wellness of the greater community.
      • Intramural Sports—We provide a variety of sports that are both active (i.e. basketball) and passive (i.e. euchre). These sports are open to all Butler students and formatted as a one-day special event/tournament or a 3-week league with a playoff tournament.
      • Personal Training—Our personal training service strives to serve Butler University and the surrounding community by meeting the needs of our clients.Our trainers will help you reach your goals with personalized programming.
    • Sexual Assault Response and Prevention (SARP)—The SARP Office is available to respond to students who have experienced forced or unwanted sexual contact or interpersonal violence.
  • Sexual Misconduct Resources—Pursuant to our institutional values and the federal law known as Title IX, Butler University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in any aspect of its operations, including admissions and employment. Sexual misconduct is also prohibited. Sexual misconduct includes sex- and gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. The sexual misconduct website includes information about how Butler works to prevent and respond to sexual misconduct.

Resources for Faculty and Staff

  • Butler Dining—It's simple. We believe that good food is essential to nourish the mind and body. Our commitment is to provide a variety of healthful options to help you power your life on campus. We also provide ongoing nutrition and wellness programing on campus. Our engaging activities and educational events serve to promote a balanced and mindful approach to eating and living.
  • Center for Faith and Vocation (CFV)— The CFV seeks to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to reflect on their own passions and how to connect the life they lead to a sense of purpose and meaning.
    • Yoga and Meditation—offered at the Center for Faith and Vocation as secular practices meant to calm and focus the mind.​
  • Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES)—The Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability (CUES) is an academic center at Butler University dedicated to the science and practice of urban ecology and sustainability. In the liberal arts tradition, we view urban ecology as inherently interdisciplinary and aspire to engage disciplines across Butler’s campus—from biology to business and beyond—in gaining a fundamental understanding of urban ecology and sustainability for a more environmentally resilient, economically viable, and equitable society. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @ButlerCUES.

    The Farm at Butler—The farm's mission is to serve as an example of sustainable urban farming for Butler University and the Indianapolis community by teaching the interconnectedness of life, the importance of food security, and the methods of growing local foods through organic farming. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @TheFarmAtButler.

  • Health and Recreation Complex (HRC)—offers many programs and services to Butler students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as the Indianapolis community. Not only is it the site for the Department of Recreation, the HRC also houses the offices of Counseling and Consultation Services, Health Promotion, and Health Services, making it a true wellness center on campus.  
    • Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS)—Butler's licensed and professionally trained staff offers counseling services to all currently enrolled students. We strive to provide students with the support and resources they need to help them achieve their personal and academic goals and enhance their experience while in college.
      • Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Training—This program's goals are to increase knowledge and skills related to crisis intervention and suicide prevention.
      • Safe Space LGBTQ Ally Training—Safe space provides training to faculty, staff, and students to become active and effective allies to the LGBTQ+ community with the goal of providing a more hospitable environment on campus
      • Thriving Campus—Access a network of mental health clinicians in the community who work with students.
    • Recreation and Wellness—offers a holistic and dynamic approach of a comprehensive suite of services and programs, allowing students to explore informal opportunities in recreation, sport, and fitness. All full-time employees benefit from a free membership to the HRC and can schedule orientation sessions.
      • Aquatics—Serious and casual swimmers alike will feel at home in the Aquatic Center. The 25-yard lap pool contains six individual swimming lanes, and feeds into a spacious leisure pool featuring bubble benches and a current channel. 
      • Employee Wellness Incentives—Butler University has developed incentives to encourage participation in on-campus programs and services that can help you achieve your health goals.
      • Group Fitness Classes—The HRC offers a variety of exciting, fun, and dynamic group fitness classes on a weekly basis that are free with HRC membership.
      • Personal Training—Our personal training service strives to serve Butler University and the surrounding community by meeting the needs of our clients.Our trainers will help you reach your goals with personalized programming.
  • Human Resources Health and Welfare Benefits
    • Annual Wellness Exam
    • Apta Care Coordination
    • Basic Life/AD&D
    • Compsych
    • Dental
    • FMLA
    • Health Saving Accounts
    • Lactation Rooms
    • Long-term Disability
    • Medical 
    • Medical Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off Benefits: PTO, Vacation, Holiday, and Bereavement
    • Prescription
    • Preventative Health Benefits 
    • Short-term Disability
    • Telemedicine
    • Vision
    • Voluntary AD&D, Life, Spouse Life/AD&D, Dependent Life/AD&D
  • Sexual Misconduct Resources—Pursuant to our institutional values and the federal law known as Title IX, Butler University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in any aspect of its operations, including admissions and employment. Sexual misconduct is also prohibited. Sexual misconduct includes sex- and gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. The sexual misconduct website includes information about how Butler works to prevent and respond to sexual misconduct.