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Student Wellness

​​​​​College is a time when you begin to make choices that will determine your adult path in life. Student Wellness is a cluster of programs and services within Northern Lakes College and the Students' Association that are focused on supporting student success by enhancing the overall health and well-being of the Northern Lakes College student body. We are committed to providing you with the necessary tools to help shape this path. By practicing holistic wellness, you will find that your life will be both enriched and better balanced, now and into the future.

The 5th Annual NLC Walk 100 km in 100 days Challenge

January 30 – May 9, 2023

The program encourages our students, staff, and their families to develop the habit of walking at least one kilometer a day as a form of exercise.

Let’s see if together we can walk 10,000 KM! EVERY STEP COUNTS!

Steps to take part:

Mount Everest Challenge
You can walk more if you like, take the Mount Everest challenge along the way.

LivingWorks START Suicide Prevention Training

Learn how to recognize the signs of suicide and develop the skills to connect someone to help and support.

Now offering students 90-minute online training. Please sign up below.

Sign up here

Virtual Food Hub

NLC Student Success is offering a Virtual Food Hub program for part-time and full-time NLC students who are facing food insecurity.   

Food insecurity is the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient amount of affordable, nutritious food.1

Student Success recognizes that food insecurity is important to one’s mental health. Financial constraints due to rising grocery costs, living expenses, and educational costs all contribute to food insecurity.

Learn More About The Program

Wellness Passport

Basics: The Wellness Passport is an introduction to the importance of participating in 8 dimensions of wellness. Your wellness health can help you achieve feelings of balance, enhance your connection to others and ensure you are ready to meet life’s challenges. Each of the Wellness Journeys have several fun and interesting challenges and tasks to improve your personal wellness.

Every time you complete a challenge within each journey, place a check mark or date next to the challenge and also place a date into one of the wellness stamps on the page date next to it - it’s that simple. The stamps represent the achievement you have made within each of your Wellness Journeys.

Sign-Up: Register anytime throughout the school year. Let us know that you are participating in the Wellness Passport by filling in this form. Sign up is free.

If you have any questions on the passport please contact

In partnership with the Northern Lakes College Students’ Association


Student Wellness Community Events

Building a sense of community and belonging is important to our overall health. Student Wellness strives to cultivate the health and wellness of our students – physically, mentally, and socially by increasing awareness of wellness opportunities in your community.  

View Student Wellness Community Events

Campus Well E-Magazine

HOT of the PRESS! Find campus resources, helpful tips, interesting articles, and ways to promote your health and wellness. 
Click here to read the e-magazine.

Don't forget to check back every Wednesday for brand new content!