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Graduate and professional students — The Graduate School, Campus Wellness, Graduate and Professional Student Government, and local campus/off-campus wellness vendors are excited to offer you all an afternoon of wellness.  

The semester is underway, and we’ve responded to graduate students’ needs in order to advocate for a flourishing student body.  

Event locations:

  • GSU-2300L (Great Hall Lobby): Welcome table, check in
  • GSU-2300 (Great Hall): Resource fair, body scrub activity, and lunch
  • GSU-2200 (Art Gallery); Cookies & Conversation with the deans and GPSG leadership
  • GSU-2423: Massage
  • GSU-2424: Calm/mindfulness room 


Wednesday, February 8, 2023
11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. 


Carolina Union – The Great Hall, art gallery, and surrounding meeting rooms 

Our gathering is an opportunity for graduate and professional students to engage in self-care and build community.  

Partake in these options from learning more about community well-being organizations, facilitating peer-to-peer networking, and raising holistic well-being awareness: 

  • Wind down with a ten-minute chair massage by licensed massage therapists from Raleigh Massage and Wellness. Be sure to sign up in advance for your spot (waitlist)
  • Need a space to de-stress? Get grounded and engage in mindfulness in our curated calm room featuring Himalayan pink salt lamps. 
  • Sometimes a snuggle goes a long way. HAPPEE Hugs & Pups will be on hand with their emotional support pup, Blue, a Great Dane. 
  • Enjoy cookies and conversation with deans from The Graduate School and with executive leadership from Graduate and Professional Student Government. Cookies provided by Insomnia Cookies.  
  • And lastly, enjoy lunch at no cost to you.

Registration for this wellbeing event (through Heel Life) is encouraged to ensure accurate headcount for food and drinks.

Meet our vendors

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