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Student & Faculty Well-being

The four universities of the University of Missouri System do incredible work to support the well-being of our students and faculty. This page is intended to serve as a repository of available services and initiatives currently taking place at UMSL, UMKC, Mizzou, and Missouri S&T. 

We recognize the challenges associated with taking or teaching a course online, with social distancing, and with the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 emergency. All UM universities remain committed to supporting students and faculty.

Latest Information on COVID-19

Select your institution for the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 emergency.
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Counseling Services for Students

The Counseling Centers are providing regular updates regarding the status of services to students. Select your institution for the latest information on counseling services at your institution.
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Employee Assistance Program for Faculty

The Employee Assistance Program continues to be available to faculty members. The EAP is a confidential, professional service provided to all employees, their families, retirees and organizational work units. This program provides services to help employees working through personal concerns or stressors. The EAP can also help work units more broadly to improve quality and productivity. 

More information on the status of the EAP will be provided shortly.



Sanvello is designed to "help people build the life skills they need, anytime, anywhere, in any way they choose." Sanvello is based on cognitive behavioral therapy and provides daily tools aimed at promoting healthy, sustainable behaviors. Get started with Sanvello today. When creating your account, use your university email address to gain access to the full suite of features below.

Zoom Mindfulness & Yoga Sessions

Available to anyone in the UM System, these sessions can help you stay healthy and practice good habits from a distance. These sessions will be offered regularly throughout the remainder of the spring semester.

Ask, Listen, Refer Training

Ask, Listen, ReferAsk Listen Refer is a statewide online suicide prevention training program created for campuses throughout Missouri. It is funded in whole by a grant from the Missouri Department of Mental Health. This training takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.

RESPOND Training

RESPOND: Partnering for Campus Mental Health: All of us experience emotional pain or distress at times in our lives. Most of us want to help yet often feel uncertain about what to do or say. RESPOND will empower you to offer effective support to a student or colleague. The course provides a basic overview of symptoms often associated with mental health problems and offers an action plan to help you RESPOND effectively. The course will address campus policies such as FERPA as well as mental health resources. This is an 8-hour program and is free to attend thanks to generous support from the UM System Board of Curators and the Vice Chancellors of Student Affairs across the four universities.

If you are an academic leader, we encourage you to consider signing up your academic unit! If you are interested in signing up for RESPOND, please reach out to Steven Chaffin at

RESPOND webpages: MU | UMKC | UMSL | Missouri S&T

Reviewed 2020-03-26