Trinity Student Life & Wellness Programming

Posted Jan 15, 2019 3:15 pm

Students participate in a fall wellness event in the Abbott RoomTrinity College Students:

Along with the College's many student supports and services, we offer a variety of fun student life and wellness programming throughout the year. 

Associate Director, Community Wellness

As a reminder, Ramata Tarawally is the Associate Director, Community Wellness. Within her role, she supports Trinity College students with their health and wellness needs, including working one-on-one with students.  Students are able to book appointments with Ramata in person (Room 134,  St. Hilda’s College), via email (rtarawally@trinity.utoronto.ca) or by phone (416.946.4044). She also has daily drop-in hours where students can show up with their questions, concerns or queries.

Ramata’s Drop-in Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:30 pm - 12:30 pm 

The week of January 28: the Abbott Room (Wellness Room) and Rigby Room in St. Hilda's College will serve as gathering places for students. Snacks will be available, and at times, there will be different wellness-based activities taking place. Trinity's Academic Dons will also host open hours in the Wellness Room each evening this week. 

Rigby Room: Tuesday, January 29 to Friday, February 1: 10 am to 5 pm
Abbott Room (Wellness Room): Monday, January 28 to Friday, February 1: 8 pm to 10 pm.

Other supports available to students: Students seeking counselling support, either through Trinity’s on-site counsellor, Lily Rosenberg or through Health and Wellness, can access both of these services by contacting Health and Wellness (416-978-8030). You may also visit them in person at Koffler Student Services; please indicate to the front desk that you are a Trinity College student wishing to speak with a counsellor. Students can also call Good 2 Talk (1-866-925-5454) - available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Providing counselling and referrals, Good 2 Talk is a free, confidential helpline for post-secondary students in Ontario. At the Gerstein Centre, crisis workers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 416-929-5200. There is also a Distress Centre available at 416-408-HELP (4357) and the Center for Addiction and Mental Health is open 24/7 at 250 College Street.

For students requiring academic support, the Trinity College Registrar’s Office is available to see students on a drop-in or appointment basis. Please either drop-in to the office located on the main floor of the Trinity building at 6 Hoskin Ave., email: registrar@trinity.utoronto.ca or call 416-978-2687.

Click here to learn about Trinity's Student Services & Academic Supports for 2018-2019.
 


Abbott Room – Trinity’s Wellness Space

The Abbott Room is a space dedicated to the health and wellness of the Trinity student community. In line with this theme, the space hosts regular events and is also open for students to socialize and relax. Julia, Olivia, and Leyla – the Student Life and Wellness Programming Assistants – curate the space and can be reached via email (wellnessassistant@trinity.utoronto.ca) or in person in the Wellness Space.

Wellness Room Winter 2019 Schedule

Wellness Hours - Mondays: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wellness Hours - Tuesdays: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Mindful Moments - Tuesdays: 4:10 pm to 5:00 pm

Wellness Hours - Wednesdays: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Yoga in the Rigby Room - Wednesdays: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Wellness Hours - Thursdays: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
 

Upcoming Events and Programming: Winter 2019

Student Life and Wellness Programming in the Abbott Room

Bullet Journaling Workshop: Tuesday, January 15 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Goal Setting Workshop: Wednesday, January 16 – 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Making Your Own Magnets: Monday, January 21 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make Your Own Wall Art: Tuesday, January 22 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Decorate Your Own Sleep Mask: Monday, January 28 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bell Let’s Talk Day: Wednesday, January 30 – 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Make Your Own Soy Candle: Friday, February 2 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make Your Own Scented Sachet: Monday, February 4 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Make Your Own Valentine's Bath Bombs: Thursday, February 7 – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Button Making: Tuesday, February 12 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All Day Valentine's Party: Thursday, February 14 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

NEW SERIES: Wellness Talks in the Abbott Room

Throughout the semester, we be hosting informal health and wellness discussions for students. There will be free food and fun swag items given out at each session. Students are encouraged to come to hang out, ask questions, and learn from their peers.  

Cannabis: Navigating Legalized Pot – Friday, January 253:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Resilience: Key Skills to Thrive in any Difficult Situation – Tuesday, February 52:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Sleep: Do You Get Enough? –TBD

Mindful Moments

Would you like to be more calm, confident, and connected? Join free weekly drop-in sessions, here at Trinity College, to practice secular mindful meditation techniques that increase your relaxation and focus.
Time: Tuesdays from 4:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Abbott Room, St. Hilda's College Residence Building

Yoga

Yoga for Trinity College students, faculty, and staff - A limited number of mats will be provided. Come join in!
Time: Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location: Rigby Room, St. Hilda's College Residence Building

We hope to see you out at our events!