Wellness

Physical Fitness

  • Fuller Recreation Center
    • Access to the Fuller Rec Center court and recreational area has been granted to the Boston University Medical Center (BUMC) community as part of a campus-wide pilot program. All BUMC students, staff and faculty now have access to the space from 4-9 p.m., six days a week (gym is closed on Tuesdays). The court can be used for pick-up basketball, volleyball, soccer and other group sports.  Basketball, soccer, dodge ball and volleyball equipment are available in the storage closet with swipe card access.  Fitness classes are offered each semester.  Students must sign up for the BUMC FitPass and sign a waiver to participate in classes.
  • BU Fitness & Recreation Center
    • BU’s Fitness and Recreation Center (Fit Rec) is located on the Charles River Campus and is easily accessible by the BUS.  The building provides approximately 270,000 square feet of space, supporting physical education, non-credit courses, intramurals, club sports, student organizations and much more. Membership to the Fitness and Recreation Center is automatically granted to all enrolled full-time undergraduate and graduate Boston University students.  Hours are M-Th 6AM-10PM, F 6AM-8PM,  Sat/Sun 8AM-8PM.

Primary Care at BU Medical Center

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Dental Health

Emotional Health

    • BUSM Behavioral Health
      • Behavioral Medicine clinicians are available 24 hours a day on-call for mental health emergencies at (617) 353-3569
    • Sexual Assault Response & Prevention (SARP)
      • The SARP provides professional, rapid, confidential and free-of-charge advocacy and assistance to BU students who have experienced a traumatic incident. Our particular focus is sexual trauma and rape. They also assist survivors of physical assault, interpersonal violence and other crimes.
      • The Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders (CARD)
        • Boston University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (BU CARD) is an internationally known clinic specializing in helping both adults and children address a range of anxiety disorders and related challenges, such as difficulties with mood, sleep, concentration and pain.
      • Actively Moving Forward (BU Chapter)
        • Actively Moving Forward is dedicated to supporting young adults grieving the illness or death of a loved one. The program accomplishes its mission by creating chapters on college campuses nationwide that connect and empower grieving college students to support one another and participate in community service in memory of deceased loved ones, raising awareness about the needs of grieving young adults, and hosting national grief support programs and events. They also support non-collegiate young adults by creating a wealth of virtual information, programming and community.
      • The Danielsen Institute
        • The Danielsen Institute provides confidential counseling for individuals, partners, couples, families and groups. They have a sliding scale fee structure.
      • Resources for Well-Being
        • In order to find information and tools to help with stress, anxiety, depression, homesickness and other mental health concerns, click on the link above.

      Worship

      • Marsh Chapel

        • Boston University chaplains are available by appointment to counsel Boston University graduate and undergraduate students. Religious life on campus includes the following faiths: interfaith, Bahá’i, Buddhist, Christian-Catholic, Christian-Evangelical, Christian-Orthodox, Christian-Protestant, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh. 
      • Chaplain office hours
        • Starting October 3, chaplain office hours will be on Thursdays from 1-3 pm on the MED campus in the Talbot Building, Room 211 East.

      Resources for International Students

      LGBTQ

      • BU Medical Campus Pride
        • This organization showcases the diversity of the students, faculty, and staff at the medical campus and joins the network of many other lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) organizations within the Boston University system and the surrounding community.
      • Center for Gender, Sexuality & Activism
        • The Center is located in the basement of the George Sherman Union at 755 Commonwealth Ave.  Hours are M-Fr 10-5PM during the academic year.
      • Trans Listening Circle at BU
        • TLC is a place for trans and non-binary identifying students and allies at BU to come together and discuss trans issues.

      Other Resources