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Students at Welcome Week
BU Be Well

Wellness—Social

Social Wellness

Social resources support the ability to create harmony in one’s relationships with others, demonstrate effective communication skills, develop the capacity for healthy intimacy and cultivate a support network of caring friends and/or family members.

Resources For Students

  • Student Government Association (SGA)—SGA is an elected body of student leaders that program events, advocate for student concerns and provide opportunities for learning, engagement, and 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. 
  • Health & Recreation Complex (HRC)—The Health and Recreation Complex (HRC) offers many programs and services to Butler students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as the Indianapolis community. Not only is it the main location for the Department of Recreation, the HRC also houses the offices of Counseling and Consultation Services, Health Education, and Health Services, making it a true wellness center on campus.  
  • Efroymson Diversity Center (DC)—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. 
  • BU Good Clean Fun—@BUGoodFun on Facebook & Twitter is a student-run social media account supported by the Office of Health Education & Outreach Programs that features daily posts about campus and local events that are substance-free. 
  • Butler Arts Center—This includes Clowes Hall, Butler's performing arts center on campus and the Schrott Center. The Schrott Center provides students and faculty staff with "a full-sized laboratory" in which to participate and experience the arts. 
  • Residence Life—Residence Life seeks to promote and maintain an environment on campus where students are free to develop academically and socially.
  • 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 & 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.
  • Victim Advocate—A trained professional staff member who is available to respond to students who have experienced froced or unwatnted sexual contact or interpersonall violence. 
  • Escalation Workshops—Peer-facilitated workshops which include a film from the One Love Foundation and an empowering dialogue about the warning signs of a violent relationship and how communities can and should respond. 

Resources for Faculty and Staff

  • Staff Assembly Social Committee Events—The Activities and Social Committee provides staff with opportunities to participate in enjoyable activities and events and to share ideas, experiences and knowledge with other Butler staff, faculty and students. 
  • Butler Summer Games—The Butler Summer Games aims to bring faculty and staff together throughout the summer to enjoy time away from your desk, physical activity, and laughter with new friends across campus.
  • Challenge Education High Ropes Course—The High Challenge Course is designed to enhance self-confidence, self-trust, and personal growth 38 – 45 feet above the ground while accommodating varying levels of physical ability.
  • Health & Recreation Complex (HRC)—The Health and Recreation Complex (HRC) offers many programs and services to Butler students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as the Indianapolis community. Not only is it the main location for the Department of Recreation, the HRC also houses the offices of Counseling and Consultation Services, Health Education, and Health Services, making it a true wellness center on campus. 
  • Butler Arts Center—This includes Clowes Hall, Butler's performing arts center on campus and the Schrott Center. The Schrott Center provides students and faculty staff with "a full-sized laboratory" in which to participate and experience the arts. The Schrott Center provides students and faculty with “a full-sized laboratory” in which to participate and experience the arts. 
  • BU Good Clean Fun—@BUGoodFun on Facebook & Twitter is a student-run social media account supported by the Office of Health Education & Outreach Programs that features daily posts about campus and local events that are substance-free.