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Shaw Wellness Institute

The Shaw Wellness Institute is the university's health promotion office and fosters the comprehensive and holistic development of students and the Colgate community.

About the Institute

The Shaw Wellness Institute encourages students to lead healthy, balanced and purposeful lives. Our work includes:
- the identification and prioritization of health issues that impact student success;
- individualized services for alcohol and other drug services and nutrition;
- skills-based workshops and trainings on a range of health-related behaviors;
- peer-led health education; and
- collaboration with campus partners on programs and services.

Contact Us

Visit us at 113 Broad St. (campus map)

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. -  5:30 p.m. (closed for lunch 12-1 and occasional meetings)

Phone: (315) 228-6403


Appointments & Reservations

Shaw Wellness offers appointments with our Nutritionist and Alcohol and Other Drugs Counseling. Our space is open for students, clubs, and faculty use upon request. Please contact us to use our space for an event, program, or discussion!

For appointments related to medical care and physical health, please see our Student Health Center. For appointments related to counseling and mental health please see Counseling and Psychological Services.

Resources & Lending Library

Find both on and off campus resources and helpful advice. We have a wide selection of books, DVDs and CDs on everything from yoga to nutrition to men's health that you may borrow.

Wellness Assessment

Looking for a quick wellness assessment that provides an evaluation of your personal wellness? Try the National Wellness Institute's site. There are assessments for college students and adults and an overall score, strengths and areas for improvement are detailed in the report.