Who We Are

‘You are USD’ is a caring and inclusive space for students, faculty, staff, and families committed to the health and wellness of the USD community.
Dedicated to developing the whole person ‘You are USD’ seeks to raise awareness and reduce stigma about mental health, enhance help seeking behavior, provide students with important life skills, and create an environment that promotes the overall health and well-being of students as they strive to reach their personal and academic goals.  You are an important and integral part of this campus and this community.  You are USD.

Have a safe spring break!
Did you know? April 9 is National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD).

NASD raises awareness about harmful drinking behaviors and connects individuals who are at risk with options.

Empower yourself with knowledge and learn more here!

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Simple Strategies for Overcoming Homesickness

Smiley face At this point you are about a month into the fall semester and the “honeymoon” is all but over. Maybe part of you is questioning why you even moved away from home. You are looking at your calendar and realizing you won’t be going back for a visit for another two months. This is the […] More

7 Ways to Eat Healthy on a College Budget

Eat healthy So you want to eat healthy, but you’re on a budget? This is a common problem for college students. We often go for the cheapest foods, whether they are good for us or not…and we all know that endless buffets and the many options in meal plans can make it tough to make healthy decisions. […] More

How to Prevent End-of-Semester Stress

Calendar As the end of the semester rolls into sight, it may seem like it’s not possible to fit one more thing could on your already overloaded plate of to-dos. Finals are looming and you are beginning to prepare, it seems like someone is already asking you to make decisions about what classes you’re taking next […] More

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April 7, 2015

World Health Day 2015

April 9, 2015

National Alcohol Screening Day 2015

April 13, 2015

Sexual Assault Awareness Week

April 20, 2015

L.I.F.E. Week: Living is for Everyone