UNDERGRAD | stressed out

Cool at school.

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PARTY SAFE. In college, we want to fit in and are under pressure to do well—Partying is cool, but not if it puts you at risk of harming yourself...

Not to mention, many students are often experiencing some major changes at that point in their lives. We want to help you and your friends de-stress safely.

Unbearable no more.

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ACADEMIC TIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS. Whether you're from a country near or far, studying at Berkeley may be tough without extra tools...

We hope you'll begin to feel a little more comfortable after using these modules from the #beyourbestbear campaign. Tackle some of the barriers that come between you and your scholastic best. We got you!

Work it out by working out.

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RECREATIONAL SPORTS. In addition to a wide variety of typical gym activities, there many more options offered to boost your health...

Group exercise, CalStar/inclusive recreation, intramural and club sports, personal training... so many choices! Stress, be gone!

What, me? Worry?

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STUDENT COUNSELING. Whether it's a personal, academic, or career issue that's gnawing at you, there are many ways to keep you mentally healthy...

No problem is too big or too small. Counselors are highly skilled and culturally competent.

Unlocking your potential.

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KEYS TO WELL-BEING. Explore Greater Good Science Center's ten building blocks of individual and community well-being...

Research suggests that these behaviors will support your health and happiness. Foster positive connections with other people—it's a good remedy for stress. And for those of you who like to track your progress, you can take some assessments and check how things change over time!

That's a relief.

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HEALTH OPPORTUNITY FUND (HOF). Pell Grant and Dream Aid recipients can get reduced fees for services at the Tang Center!...

Very important notes: You need to visit the Cashier's Office at Tang immediately after you receive services (otherwise up to 7 days of receiving care or prescriptions). Identify yourself as a Health Opportunity Fund recipient and that you want to apply the credit to your bill. Present...

Take your health to new heights.

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HEALTH COACHING. Get a lift from getting healthy. Co-create an achievable and sustainable action plan...

Coaches are here to collaborate with you on defining and achieving your sexual health and general wellness goals. Ready for take off?

Sweat it out of your system.

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT COURSES. Beat stress through a PE course. Get creative while you get class credit...

Karate chop your tensions in half? Dance away your troubles? You decide which ones will do the trick.

No kidding.

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STUDENT PARENT BACKUP CHILDCARE. Stress no further if you're ever faced with a childcare arrangement snafu...

Highly-subsidized in-home and center-based backup childcare is an option! Register and be ready.

Use back-up child care when:

Your regular caregiver is unavailable. You are between child care arrangements. Your child’s regular child care center or school is closed. Your child is mildly ill and cannot attend your regular child care center or school. You need care for your child so...

Minding the (financial) gap.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FINANCIAL AID. Stressed about a financial shortfall you might have?—There are several remedies...

You're an integral part of the Berkeley community—we count on the unique things you bring to campus. Consider several options to lessen your financial burden.

Ring in the cha-ching.