Student Health & Wellness

Loyola University Chicago - Stritch School of Medicine encourages its students to develop and maintain healthy wellness practices while they are enrolled in our program. We provide a variety of outlets and resources at little to no cost to our students to help develop a foundation of wellness. Hosted on this page are several resources that are available to our students to assist them in their path to wellness.  See below for more information about how Stritch encourages student wellness.

Have an idea about how to improve student wellness at Stritch?  Share it here: SSOM Wellness Ideas Form

If you have a concern about a student, please report it here: HSC CARE Referral Information.

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Aspects of Wellness

Spiritual Wellness is the ability to seek self-awareness, find meaning in something larger than yourself, and respect and forgive others.

HSC Ministry

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Exercises and the Practice of Medicine

Reflection and Prayer Spaces

Academic wellness is the ability to open our minds to new ideas, pursue lifelong learning, and make a positive impact through our work.

Academic Center for Excellence and Accessibility (ACE)

Students Advising Students (SAS)

Advisor Program

Career Guidance

Social wellness is the ability to relate to others and maintain positive relationships with family, friends, and co-workers.



SSOM Student Organizations


Physical wellness is the ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle; to choose healthful habits and avoid destructive habits.

Wellness Center

Center for Fitness

Clinical Health Requirements

Student Health Insurance

Blood Borne Pathogens

Emotional wellness is the ability to understand ourselves and share feelings in a productive manner.

Wellness Center

Schedule an appointment for counseling at the Wellness Center (in-person and tele-health are both available).

Better Help

Transcendental Meditation Elective

Healer's Art Elective

64 Self Care Ideas for When Life Gets Hard


Student Newsletter Archive

Visit our newsletter archive to view previous student newsletters to stay up to date with student wellness updates, changes, and upcoming events.