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Wellness—Meaning and Purpose

Center for Faith and Vocation

Meaning and Purpose resources support the ability to reflect on one’s values and beliefs, intentionally discern goals and contributions, and explore meaningful steps towards actualizing one’s future.

Resources For Students

  • Center for Faith and Vocation (CFV)—The Center for Faith and Vocation seeks to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to reflect on their own passions and how to connect the life they lead to a sense of purpose and meaning.
  • Counseling and Consultation Services (HRC)—Butler's licensed and professionally trained staff offers counseling services to all currently enrolled students. We strive to provide students with the support and resources they need to help them achieve their personal and academic goals and enhance their experience while in college.
  • Efroymson Diversity Center—The Center, located on the lower level of Atherton Union (Atherton, room 004) houses the Office of Diversity Programs and the Office of International Student Services. 
  • Exploratory Studies—A program for students to explore interests and learn about academic majors and career paths. 
  • Internships and Career Services (ICS)—Provides learning opportunities for self-assessment and reflection, experiential education, and career exploration.
  • Center for Citizenship and Community (CCC)—Connects students with active service learning and engagement opportunities within the Indianapolis community. 
  • Programs for Leadership and Service Education (PuLSE)—The PuLSE Office is the hub of co-curricular activities and campus-wide programming at Butler University. 
  • Desmond Tutu Center—The Desmond Tutu Center for Peace, Reconciliation and Global Justice is a partnership between Butler University and the Christian Theological Seminary (CTS).
  • Yoga (HRC)—A fitness opportunity that promotes self-awareness, and mental and physical health. 
  • Dawgs Dare to Self Care—The Dawgs Dare to Self Care Challenge encourages members of the Butler University community to explore the impact of incorporating a daily self-care strategy into their routine.  A 15-day printable calendar is available here.

Resources for Faculty and Staff