Office of Student Wellbeing
The Office of Student Wellbeing (OSW) advances the Division of Student Life’s leading goal of making MIT known for its culture of wellbeing. We work with faculty, staff, and students across the Institute to coordinate programs and resources to help students get support and stay well. Wellbeing is central to student success and when students take care of their physical and mental health, develop healthy relationships with others, and take time to discover their sense of purpose, they will be even better positioned to fulfill MIT’s mission of solving the world’s most pressing problems.
Our work is guided by MIT’s Wellbeing Pillars:
Mind: Taking care of your mind is critical to managing your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors, and also allows you to reason, innovate, practice self-compassion, empathize, and develop insight.
Body: Caring for your body is foundational to wellbeing and includes getting good sleep, physical exercise, and eating well. Wellbeing for your body is not tied to physical ability or size.
Relationships: Healthy relationships and meaningful connections help create thriving communities where everyone feels valued and respected.
Purpose: A sense of purpose helps you make sense of your experience in the world, discover what is meaningful to you, and figure out who you want to firstname.lastname@example.org.