Who We Are

Mission: The Mississippi State University Office for Student Well-Being collaborates with our campus and community partners to provide student experiences that lead to holistic lifelong well-being.

Vision: We aspire to be a nationally recognized higher education program where all students are achieving lifelong well-being.

Motto: Be Well Bulldogs: Do Well. Live Well. Stay Well.

Guiding Principles

  • Health Equity
  • Social Justice & Inclusion
  • Health Literacy
  • Collaboration
  • Empowerment
  • Community Engagement
  • Advocacy
  • Sustainability

Guiding Values

  • Research and assessment, both qualitative & quantitative, guide our services and practice.
  • Wellness is holistic and comprised of eight connected dimensions of well-being.
  • Wellness is a journey, not a destination, formed by individuals, life experiences, and identities.
  • Everyone a part of the MSU community plays a role in cultivating a culture of well-being.
  • Social justice and inclusion integrated into our services, programs, and workshops can lead to health equity.
  • Partnerships and collaboration are essential in creating a healthy campus.
  • Access to health and wellness resources is integral to personal success and well-being.
  • Health & wellness directly impacts the retention rate and return on investment.