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Wellness Day Events & Activities

The Division of Student Affairs will host the following events and activities for students on the April 13 Wellness Day.

Free Hammock Rentals

All day

Outdoor Adventure


OSU Students and Employees can rent a hammock from Outdoor Adventure at no charge for Wellness Day. Hammocks can be picked up as early as Wednesday April 12th and must be returned by Friday April 14th. Failure to return hammock on time will result in a $5 daily late fee.


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Group Fitness

8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Colvin Recreation Center and  Library Lawn


Join the Department of Wellness for a full day of group fitness fun! They will put a spin on your favorite classes to encourage exercise on your day off. Everyone is welcome!


8:00am - Trap TRX - Performance Studio
8:30am - Trap TRX - Performance Studio
10:00am - Who Run the World... Circuit Cycle - D2
11:00am - Boyband Barre - D1
12:00pm - Swiftie Spin - D2
3:00pm - 80’s Strength - D
7:00pm - Club Yoga - Colvin Lawn


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OSU esports Arena Preview

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SU Cowboy Underground


Be a part of an exciting day at OSU with a sneak preview of our newest endeavor, the OSU esports arena. This Wellness Day will feature free play from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and a tournament from 2-4 p.m. The Valorant tournament is by reservation only. Please RSVP in-person by 1 p.m. on April 13 or at to reserve your spot. (If time permits, there will also be a Super Smash Bros. tournament.)



Wellness Day Walk for Employees

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Student Union North Plaza Upper Area


There is nothing more refreshing than a walk around our beautiful campus over the lunch hour! Join Employee Wellness for a Faculty/Staff Walk on the Orange Trail starting at the Student Union North Plaza Upper Level. We will be available with prizes, fresh fruit, healthy snacks, and water.


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Intramural Lawn Games

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Colvin Lawn


Join us for the third Wellness Day as we are offering mini-golf, Spikeball, and Cornhole on the Colvin Center front lawn.


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Faculty & Staff Rock Climbing

12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Climbing Wall at the Colvin Center


Ready to climb? This is the perfect opportunity for faculty and staff to try out the climbing wall for free.


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Employee Wellness: Emotional Intelligence in the Time of COVID-19

12  to 12:45 p.m.

Virtual and Seretean Wellness Center


Employees, join us for a Wellness Day presentation! The topic is 'Emotional Intelligence in the Time of COVID-19.'

Emotional intelligence is a key factor in our lives that helps us to understand ourselves and effectively navigate our relationships with others. However, COVID-19 has limited our interactions with others, made us spend a lot more time with ourselves, and added some unexpected emotions.


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Standup Paddleboarding

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Boomer Lake


OSU Students and Employees, come out and spend some time learning the sport of Standup paddleboarding (SUP) and exploring Boomer Lake. SUPs and lifejackets included.


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RHA Field Day

4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Commons Lawn


Join RHA and NRHH for a blast from the past: FIELD DAY! Come and reminisce on the days of Kickball, Tug-Of-War, and that giant rainbow parachute from gym class as we celebrate our Wellness Day with food, fun, and prizes!



Faculty & Staff Challenge Course Experience

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Challenge Course on Western Rd


The OSU Outdoor Adventure Challenge Course offers a series of physical and mental challenges. A variety of obstacles add up to high adventure and excitement, all within a caring and supportive atmosphere.


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Shakespeare on the Lawn: MacBeth

7 p.m.

Library Lawn


Celebrate the anniversary of Shakespeare's 457th birthday with the Student Arts Alliance by watching a modern interpretation of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" produced by OSU students.




Fireside Chat with Chanel Miller

7 p.m.

Virtual - Zoom


As Emily Doe, the survivor of a highly publicized rape case at Stanford University, her victim impact statement went viral—11 million people viewed it in just four days. Her perpetrator served only three months. But now she reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma and the power of words. Her story illuminates the courage required to move through suffering and live a full and beautiful life.


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