Undergraduate Workshops

The Wellbeing and Counseling is excited to offer a variety of workshops and programs to help the Rice community address students' wellbeing needs. These programs are aimed to help students, faculty, and staff gain knowledge about ways to assist students.

All workshops and programs are offered free of charge. Please click the following programs for more information.

We welcome partnerships with colleges and student groups on campus to host workshops. To request a program/workshop for your group, you can fill out the Wellbeing Program Request Form.

Please contact the Wellbeing and Counseling Center: or 713-348-3311 if you have any questions about registration or partnering with us.

Wellbeing Welcome
Friday, August 25, 2023, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Outside of Gibbs Wellness Center
Sign-up is not needed, just stop by

Communication Workshop
Thursday, August 31, 2023, 12 PM - 1 PM
Location: TBA

Wellbeing Wednesdays in Holistic Garden (a collaborative project with the Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden)
Dates: September 6, October 4 & November 1, 2023 (Every 1st Wednesday of the month), 4 PM - 6 PM
Location: North of the Gibbs Recreation Center, between the basketball courts and O'Connor Field
Sign up here

QPR: Suicide Prevention Training

Friday, September 15, 2023, 12 PM - 1 PM
Location: TBA

Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: TBA

Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 5 PM - 6 PM
Location: TBA

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 12 PM - 1 PM
Location: TBA

Sign up here

Obligation Overload
Friday, October 6, 2023, 12 PM - 1 PM
Location: TBA
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Mental Health First Aid
Monday, October 9 & Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 12 PM - 5 PM CST (must attend both days for certification)
Location: TBA
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Certainly Uncertain (a collaborative project with the Center of Career Development and Office of Academic Advising. We will discuss mental health and coping strategies to deal with uncertainty in our personal, academic, and professional lives.)

Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 6 PM - 7 PM
Location: TBA
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Finding Balance: Managing Stress
Friday, November 3, 2023, 12 PM - 1 PM
Location: TBA
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Finals Study Break: Wellbeing Student Tips
Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 2 PM - 4 PM
Location: Outside of Gibbs Wellness Center
Sign-up is not needed, just stop by

Sleep Hygiene
Thursday, September 21, 2023 12-1PM
Location: Zoom
Sign up here

Recovery Ally Training - Learn about Substance Use Disorder, the recovery process, and how you can support those in your life who may be living in or seeking recovery.
Date: TBA
Location: TBA
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Server/Host Training (Undergraduates only)
Attending the server/host training is the first step to becoming a certified server/host at events.
Dates: TBA
Location: TBA

BIPOC Mental Health Training
BIPOC: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color
By request. Please contact the Student Wellbeing Office

The eCHECKUP TO GO is a personalized, confidential, evidence-based online self-assessment tool developed by psychologists at San Diego State University. This program allows students to learn and receive personalized feedback about their drinking habits, cannabis use, or tobacco use.

If you would like to participate in the eCHECKUP TO GO or would like to discuss your results with a professional staff member, please contact the Student Wellbeing Office at 713-348-3311 or email for more information.

Caregiver Program
The Caregiving Program is a peer lead, volunteer organization whose goal is to promote safety and accountability at registered public parties.

The Wellbeing and Counseling Center and the SAFE Office also offer more workshops on various topics such as these:

  • Assertiveness
  • Breaking Up
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Dating at Rice 101
  • Motivate Yourself!
  • Miss Representation
  • Health Sex and Sexuality
  • Long Distance Relationships:
  • The Mask You Live In
  • Motivate Yourself!
  • Obligation Overload (A Time Management Workshop)
  • Parents/Guardians/Family
  • Project SAFE: Bystander Intervention
  • Raising Mental Health Awareness
  • Roommates
  • Relationship Violence and Stalking
  • Safe Online Dating/Hookups
  • Sexual Violence Response Workshop
  • Sexual Violence and Cultural Norms
  • Shame

If you would like to schedule any of these training for your group, please fill out the Wellbeing Program Request Form or call our office at 713-348-3311.