Wellness Awareness Week is the oldest annual wellness event at Xavier University of Louisiana; in October 2011, the university will celebrate the 22 nd year. The Counseling and Wellness Center, along with Xavier’s Wellness Network (Student Health Services, Pharmacy, Student Activities, Recreational Sports, Residential Life, Student Programs and Health and P.E) coordinate the program.
It is held on the 3 rd week in October. During this week, Xavier’s students, staff and faculty enjoy healthy activities, such as, free aerobics classes, free health screenings, health exhibits, wellness workshops, and many other pro-health activities. The Xavier’s Wellness Program is fashioned after the Wellness Model, which stress incorporating the physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, academic and occupational wellness in ones daily life-styles.