Taking care of your physical health needs to be a priority for all students pursuing rigorous graduate studies in healthcare and science. We are committed to helping you do this.
Through this online platform, students have access to nutritional counseling, smoking cessation and a variety of other resources to support your physical wellbeing. Learn more about WellConnect.
Quarterly Sports Competitions
Whether you’re looking for a healthy way to relieve stress or just a fun way to connect with your fellow students, our quarterly intramural sports competitions have that for you! Ranging from team-based competitions like dodgeball and basketball to individual competitions like our inflatable obstacle course run, these activities promote a sense of community at Baylor across all degrees and programs and maintaining an active lifestyle. See the schedule for upcoming activities and instructions on how to sign up, and be sure to sign up early as space may be limited for some activities.
For more information or if you have any questions, email student success manager, Reginald Toussant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Interests Groups
Students with interests in maintaining a healthy lifestyle have created organizations to share their interests with others. These include cycling, running and climbing clubs. Find the organization that matches your interests:
While listed under the School of Medicine Senate and the Graduate Student Council, many of these organizations are open to students in all Baylor College of Medicine schools.
Walk, Run, Spin for a Cause
Get healthy while helping others! Baylor students, faculty and staff organize and participate in fundraising events throughout the year.
Organized by students, the Annual BCM Wellness 5K Race/Walk supports physical wellness as well as social through providing opportunities for everyone in the Baylor community to come together and raise funds for good causes.
Visit the Baylor Community Events Calendar for upcoming opportunities to join a College team for events.
Check the College’s newsletter, Student Commons (Baylor login required), weekly for additional opportunities.
Baylor College of Medicine Doc Talks cover a vast array of topics, spanning from toxicology issues such as bites and stings from venomous and poisonous critters to cancer awareness. Check the College’s weekly Newslink email for upcoming talks.
The Baylor BeWell program maintains a list of healthy restaurants (Baylor login required) in and around the medical center.