“Through a holistic and culturally conscious curricular approach, SSWB fosters a university-wide community of care and learning in which all students develop knowledge and skills, identify meaning and purpose, build resilience, develop financial literacy, increase engagement, and exercise harm-reducing choices, to positively impact retention, graduation rates, career readiness, and to minimize impediments to academic progress.”
Our Well Being focus in SSWB has 5 core components that we call Pillars. The Pillars include:
The Pillars stand on the shared Foundation of Cultural Consciousness.
Through our focus on the 5 Pillars and the Culturally Conscious Foundation of Well-Being, SSWB endeavors to help students minimize the impacts of the following academic impediments:
The goal of the Well Being Curriculum is for SSWB to develop successful students that emerge from UCF as WELL BEINGS…WELL PERSONS…prepared to face the challenges of the world as culturally conscious, engaged citizens who act with purpose, demonstrate resilience, incorporate harm reducing strategies and practice financial literacy.