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Take the Well-Being Survey and Schedule Your Appointment Here:


WahooWell is:

  • A conversation that helps you explore your strengths, goals, and motivations related to well-being.  
  • A positive, student driven, free, confidential, and non-judgmental resource.
  • Well-being focused, not therapy.

WahooWell consists of a confidential well-being survey and two confidential follow up one on one meetings*.  In your meeting you will be provided an opportunity to be heard, encouraged, and validated in a way that motivates you to accomplish personally meaningful goals.  


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Targeting Well Being

The survey consists of a general well-being section and questions about four areas of well-being that commonly come up for students at UVA: Sleep, Connection, Stress, and Substance Use. 

Well-Being for Everyone

Any student at UVA can take the well-being survey and sign up for a WahooWell appointment.  Everyone can enhance their well-being.  Well-being is for everyone.

Whole Health Model

WahooWell facilitators can help you find connections between things such as stress, sleep and substance use patterns to assist with achieving self-selected personal goals.

A Network of Resources

UVA has a multitude of resources to help with various areas of well-being. Follow up referrals for after WahooWell can be made as desired.  

One on One Meetings

Research shows that a two meeting model is most effective. Students will have the opportunity to complete two meetings with a facilitator to get the full benefit of the program.


All information within the WahooWell sessions are kept confidential between the student and the facilitator.  However, if a student indicates an intention to harm themselves or others, or a court order is issued, information may be disclosed as required by federal, state or local law.


Sometimes students want to let someone know that they completed WahooWell.  There is a Student Health & Wellness confidentiality release form that can be filled out during the second meeting.  Only the program completion date is typically shared.

Appointments are held in the Office of Health Promotion, lower level of the Elson Student Health and Wellness Center.  Limited parking is available behind the center.

* Students are requested to contact the Office of Health Promotion at (434) 924-1509 as soon as possible if they need to reschedule their appointment.  Appointments must be cancelled at least one hour prior to the scheduled appointment time or the student will be charged a $25 “No Show” charge.

Any questions? Please contact the WahooWell Coordinator, Kristy Simpkins, at or 434-924-1512.