Student Wellness Program Overview
We encourage students to develop and maintain a balanced approach to life. These resources are promoted through programs and events on campus that cover the cultural, emotional, intellectual, physical, social and spiritual dimensions of wellness.
Cultural Wellness Resources
- AARP Resources
- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
- National LGBTQ Task Force
- Native American Rights Fund
- Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Emotional Wellness Resource
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Anxiety and Panic Disorder
Intellectual Wellness Resources
Medical Board Preparation (Official Sites)
- United States Medical Licensing Examination®
- National Board of Medical Examiners
- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Commercial Board Preparation Programs
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Institute for Professional Preparation
5310 Harrison St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School-Education Affairs
333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
116 North Chestnut St., Suite 120
Champagne, IL 61820
217-378-8018 or 217-366-2089 (pager)
Kaplan Educational Centers
5800 Foxridge Drive
Roeland Park, KS 66202
Northwestern Medical Review
P. O. Box 22174
Lansing, MI 48909
Free Study Help Sites
Physical Wellness Resources
Rest and Sleep
Social Wellness Resource
Fun things for Kids
- Hallmark's Kaleidoscope
Hands-on creative art experience for ages 5-12 sponsored by Hallmark cards.
- Cool Crest
Miniature golf courses, go-karts, arcade and more.
- Family Golf Park
Bumper boats, miniature golf, arcade and more.
- Crown Center
Outdoor ice skating rink open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily November through March, weather permitting.
- Worlds of Fun
Amusement park with rides. Also includes Oceans of Fun, which has beaches, boating, water slides and a wave pool.
- Snow Creek
Skiing on man-made snow daily from mid-December to mid-March.
Things to do with Nature
- Cave Spring Park
Nature center. Trails include a cave, springs & wildlife habitats. Picnic area also.
- Ernie Miller Park
Life reptiles, nature trails with lots of educational activities.
- Thompson Nature Sanctuary
Private sanctuary for native wildlife & plants covers 100 acres/has 4 miles of hiking trails.
- Powell Gardens
Botanical garden has perennial plantings and an island garden.
- UMKC Center for Performing Arts
Performs dramas, comedies, and musicals in the UMKC Center for Performing Arts.
- KC Starlight
Outdoor theatre in Swope Park that offers music concerts and musical theater.
- New Theatre
Presents comedies and musicals in a dinner theater setting.
- Midwest Trust Center
Dramas, comedies, musicals and concerts in the Johnson County Community College performing arts theaters.
- Unicorn Theatre
The Unicorn Theatre exists to enhance the cultural life of Kansas City by producing professional contemporary, thought-provoking theater, which inspires emotional response and stimulates discussion.
Child Care Resources
The University of Kansas Medical Center assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the childcare information provided. KU Medical Center does not offer university-affiliated child care nor endorses any particular service offered here.