Strive2Thrive, Pitzer’s holistic health, thriving and well-being campaign through the Office of Student Affairs, has a lot of exciting announcements about programming, expanded support, resources and workshops in the Fall 2020 semester. During the complexities and challenges of a pandemic, the fight for racial justice, college life, family dynamics and more, its vital to practice self-care and prioritize your health and well-being regularly. In this special edition of the Dean of Students Newsletter, you will find the following information to support your holistic health and well-being (click to navigate):
The Pitzer College Sagehen Support Center provides information to support student’s basic needs and information on funding resources. This resource features referrals and funding resources for; conferences, internships, fellowships, employment, study abroad, technological support & access, housing and food assistance and access, etc. Click here to view the web page.
*NEW* CalFresh is a nutrition assistance program that helps low-income individuals and families in California buy the food they need. The easy and user friendly application that only takes about 10 minutes and features Online Delivery Options for CalFresh recipients. Contact Stephanie Hannant for a pre-screen worksheet or any other questions.
CampusWell is Pitzer’s Online wellness magazine featuring articles, blogs and resources on the 8 dimensions of wellness. Click here to check it out!
Sakai Self Care Resources
*NEW* Join PZ Self Care Kit on Sakai. This new self-care resource features wellness cards, mood diaries, grounding techniques, meditations and therapy 101.
Pitzer’s Case Manager
On-Campus, Community and National Resources
The On-Campus, Community and National Resources web page features support and resources for Election 2020, students impacted by California Wildfires, Covid-19 & Mental Health, BIPOC support and resources for out-of-state students.
Protesting Resource Guides
Click here to view protesting resource guides.
The Pitzer Strive2Thrive program through Pitzer Academic Support Services (PASS), teams up with campus partners to facilitate Wellness Wednesdays workshops and other health and wellness programming to support students through their academic journey. Click here to view Wellness Wednesday programming planned for the semester and check out these events going on this month:
Wednesday Sept. 9th @ 9 a.m. PDT | Wellness Wednesday: Adjusting to College Life
This Wellness Wednesday will focus on Adjusting to College Life. We will share resources and tools to support your transition to our Pitzer community! Event Website
Friday Sept. 11th @ 12 p.m. PDT | Self-Care Planning for Seniors
Juggling thesis, grad school applications, employment, athletics, clubs and other commitments on campus? Get extra support for your Senior year! Workshop will go through different aspects of self-care, health and well-being resources/referrals on campus and hold space for students to talk about their senior year. Event Website
Wednesday Sept. 16th @ 9 a.m. PDT | Wellness Wednesday: Self-Care
This Wellness Wednesday will focus on Self-Care for the fall semester. We will share tips for self-care wellness, fun examples of our favorite self-care ideas and resources for your own self-care toolkit. Event Website
Friday Sept. 18th @ 12 p.m. PDT | Mindfulness Workshop for Seniors
This mindfulness workshop leads a student through a variety of grounding, relaxation and wellness activities to help stay in the present moment. Keep and eye out on your student email for more information on this event for seniors!
Wednesday Sept. 23rd @ 9 a.m. PDT | Wellness Wednesday: Resiliency
This Wellness Wednesday will focus on resiliency. We will share resources and information about resiliency, what it is and what it isn’t. Event Website
Friday Sept. 25th @ 12 p.m. PDT | Mindfulness Workshop
This mindfulness workshop leads a student through a variety of grounding, relaxation and wellness activities to help stay in the present moment. Keep and eye out on your student email for more information on this event for all students!
Wednesday Sept. 30th @ 9 a.m. PDT | Wellness Wednesday: Time Management and Study Skills
This Wellness Wednesday will focus on time management and study skills. We will share resources from Connie Helland, our Academic Coach and Rudolph Ganaden, our Academic Support Coordinator. We will also share some mindfulness tips to support these skills! Event Website