Student Wellness

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Stress Management

Managing stress and taking care of yourself helps you to take care of the daily business that comes with being a student. Browse the list below to find the many campus offices to assist you with questions regarding registration, internship opportunities or how to get involved.

What is stress? (back to top)

I’m struggling academically. (back to top)

  • Schedule an appointment with your professor and ask about extra help.
  • Talk to classmates about creating a study group.
  • View a list of Tutoring Services available at USD.

I’m not sure what classes to enroll in next semester. (back to top)

I don’t know what to major in. (back to top)

  • Schedule an appointment at Career Services. A career counselor can help you make academic and career decisions based on your interests, abilities and values.

I'm looking for an internship. (back to top)

  • Some departments have internship coordinators.
  • Ask classmates about internships they’ve completed.
  • Visit Career Services and register for Torerolink for a listing of internships available during the summer and academic year

I want to learn to relax. (back to top)

I’m struggling with religious/spiritual issues. (back to top)

  • University Ministry provides pastoral and spiritual counseling to students. Drop in or call for an appointment.

I want to get in shape. (back to top)

I need help with the relationships in my life. (back to top)

I’m feeling tired and I need to get some sleep. (back to top)

  • Visit the Sleep Resources site for lots of good advice and resources that will help you get a good night’s sleep.

I want to get involved in campus life. (back to top)

I'm concerned about my drinking. (back to top)

I'm looking for an on-campus or off-campus part-time job. (back to top)

If you would like to add a resource to this list, please send an email to