President's Council on Health, Wellness, and Mindfulness

Official Charge:

The President's Council on Health, Wellness, and Mindfulness is charged with reviewing programs and education, assessment, policy, and reporting requirements for Student Health and Well-being programming.  Focusing on health and wellness initiatives, The President's Council on Health, Wellness and Mindfulness will provide feedback on past and future programs to build a student-driven, prevention conscious culture at Michigan Tech.

Goals for the President's Council on Health, Wellness, and Mindfulness for 2020-2021:

  1. Identify drinking trends and language used by the campus community during the COVID-19 pandemic through data collection and data review.
  2. Schedule and promote mental health screenings that are timely and can be accessed by the student community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Identify and update communication for the campus community that can be used to prevent, educate and respond to alcohol and other drug instances.
  4. Work with members of the campus community to educate on the Conduct Process and provide more clarity to the campus community. 


EverFI: Alcohol Edu for College
All new Michigan Tech students are required to complete Alcohol Edu For College, a comprehensive course that covers the areas of choosing not to/to drink, being a responsible adult, looking out for one another, physiological effects of alcohol and when to ask for help. Beginning August 1 an email will be sent to all incoming first year students permitting access to the course.