• PhysicalPhysical
  • EmotionalEmotional
  • SocialSocial
  • SpiritualSpiritual
  • IntellectualIntellectual
  • FinancialFinancial
  • EnvironmentalEnvironmental

Physical Wellness

Marquette Crew What it is:

The ability to maintain a healthy quality of life without undue fatigue and stress by adopting healthful habits while avoiding destructive habits.


On campus:

At Student Health Service:


Emotional Wellness

Student studying

What it is:

  • The ability to understand ourselves and cope with the life challenges of stress and change.

How it grows:

  • Developing the tools of optimism, self-esteem, and self-acceptance.
  • Share feelings and needs appropriately and accept our own limitations.

Social Wellness

Students on campus

  • The ability to successfully interact with people and feel connected to the community (campus and surrounding)
  • Being able to establish supportive social networks through meaningful relationships with spouses/partners, family, friends, roommates, teammates, faith community
  • The ability to identify and intervene when sexual violence or abusive /violent relationships occur in your own personal life or in the lives of friends or in the campus community

Spiritual Wellness

What it is:Marquette student in church

Living with a meaning/purpose in life; exploring beliefs and values that create personal peace and understanding. Spirituality is the human capacity to seek and encounter the Holy, anchor our values, make decisions, and contribute to the greater good of our communities.


On campus:

At Campus Ministry:

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Intellectual Wellness

Student studying

  • Life-long learning through your formal education and informal life experiences. It is the ability to open your mind to new ideas and experiences, improve your skills and seek challenges.

Financial Wellness


  • Financial wellness is having an understanding of your financial situation and taking care of it in such a way that you are informed and prepared for financial changes and responsibilities

Environmental Wellness

Students on campus

  • The goal of living in a clean and safe world which is achieved by individual and community commitment to our environment by being aware of the effect of our daily habits and that we have a personal responsibility in the pursuit of clean air, pure water, quality food, adequate shelter, and satisfactory work conditions for everyone.


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