Support Your Wellness: Get Involved
If you care about wellness, and want to help your peers achieve it, there are many ways to get involved at UCR! The bonus is that helping others helps your wellness, too.
Be a Peer Mentor
- Share your wisdom as a First-Year Mentor.
- Create a culture of consent with the Sexual Assault and Violence Education (SAVE) Peer Group.
- Help change the conversation about mental health at UCR with Active Minds.
- Become a Golden ARCHES peer educator.
Help out at R’Pantry
Cultivate Wellness at R’Garden
You can grow food, attend seminars and even intern at R’Garden. Its 3 acres on campus are home to a community garden, a Valencia orchard, a greenhouse and more. R'Garden is a base for student-led projects, service learning and hands-on garden education for UCR and the Riverside community, including the Cultivate R'Space student collective. Connect with the group on HighlanderLink to learn more.
Train to Be a Fitness Instructor
You can train to teach fitness classes at the Student Recreation Center (SRC). Learn how to choreograph, cue and lead all types of group fitness classes safely and effectively. Learn more and sign up now.
Become an Outdoor Excursions (OE) Trip Leader
Lead your peers on snowboarding, kayaking, scuba diving, camping and climbing adventures by training to be an OE trip leader. Learn more and sign up now.
Volunteer for the Campus Safety Escort Service
Help your peers stay safe when crossing campus alone and/or after dark — volunteer for the Campus Safety Escort Service. Learn more and apply now.
Join a Club
Connect with American Red Cross at UCR to donate blood during its next campus blood drive.
Find Service Opportunities on Campus and in the Community
Taking advantage of community service opportunities helps you make a positive impact in the world, gain valuable skills and build your professional network. You could even earn academic credit for your service work! Learn more and discover service opportunities, including at the annual Highlander Day of Service.
Work to Create a Healthier Campus
Serve on one of the nine subcommittees of the Healthy Campus Initiative to support the health and well-being of the campus community. Learn more and apply now.
Serve on the Recreation Facilities Governing Board
Volunteer to be one of the nine student members of the board that oversees Recreation operational policies, represents student concerns, and approves the annual budget and facility usage fees. Learn more and apply now.
Serve on the Health and Psychological Student Services Advisory Committee (HAPSS-AC)
Volunteer to represent student concerns to Student Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services and Student Affairs Case Management. Learn more about the committee.