Support Your Fellow Rams with #MindfulFinals


The Wellness Resource Center, in collaboration with University Public Affairs and other departments on campus, is pleased to invite you to participate in a celebration of all of the ways RAMS relax during finals.

#MindfulFinals is a social media campaign that aims to utilize Instagram and SnapChat to change the conversation around Finals week to promote mindful approaches to stress and anxiety.

Beginning November 28th, 2016, VCU’s Instagram and Twitter will launch the campaign by asking VCU students, faculty and staff to upload photos of themselves in their happy place or practicing mindfulness with the hashtag #mindfulfinals.

Photos can also be emailed to if your account is private or if you don’t have social media.

Join the conversation beginning November 28th through the end of the semester!



Step 1: Take a picture of you in your happy place or practicing mindfulness in whatever way you love most. It could be breathing, meditating, taking a yoga class through VCU Rec Sports, or relaxing in your favorite VCU or RVA chill spot.

Step 2: Upload your picture to Instagram or Twitter or email it to tagged #mindfulfinals. Feel free to tag The Well VCU!

Step 3: Drop by the Student Government Association’s Extra Exam Study Space in the University Student Commons between 10:00am-4:00pm on December 12th, 13th or 14th to pick up your prize. All you have to do is show us your picture!

Relax for a Prize!

Be sure to check-in with VCU’s and The Well’s social media for updates and information. Don’t miss when Malcolm and Victor take over VCU’s Snapchat account to show you more about how you can practice mindfulness.

Mindful Moments

COBE is also sponsoring Mindful Moments: 10 to 15 minute guided meditations followed by a snack. The sessions occur daily Monday through Thursday the week of Dec. 5th at 5pm and continue at 12pm and 5pm the week of Dec. 12th. Events are hosted in the Rhoads Hall Community Room, 710 W. Franklin St.

Mindfulness Meditation Event

University Counseling Services is offering two 20-minute meditation sessions on December 13th from 12:00pm-12:30pm and December 14th from 3:30pm-4pm in Room 311 of the Cabell Library.