Stress and Relaxation


Stress is a "feeling of emotional or physical tension" that occurs as a result of the "body's reaction to a challenge or demand" - U.S. National Library of Medicine
 
From finals week to organizational commitments to social life, being a college student can be extremely stressful. In fact, when rating their overall level of stress, 55.6% of undergraduate students experienced more than average or tremendous stress. If you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone. The good news is: there are ways to cope.
 
Learn more about stress and take a stress quiz
 
Ways to Cope with Stress
On-Campus Resources
Student Recreation Center
Student Counseling Service
 
Updated 2017