Gaucho Wellness Challenges

Gaucho Wellness Challenge

Gaucho Sleep Challenge


Gaucho Happiness Challenge

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Welcome to the UCSB Wellness Challenges Dashboard! Proudly brought to you by the UCSB Department of Health & Wellness. Here you can find ALL of our student wellness challenges that can improve your health and well-being. 

Gaucho Wellness Challenge An all-encompassing challenge that introduces you to a well-balanced lifestyle that includes 8 unique categories of wellness! You'll get Wellness Points for participating in free campus events each quarter for chances to win great give-aways like a Kindle Fire Stick, FitBit, or a Hydroflask! We've partnered with The Department of Recreation, Life Of the Party, Counseling & Psychological Services, Alcohol & Drug Program, and Graduate Student Association to bring you even MORE ways to earn Wellness Points!

Gaucho Sleep Challenge is a week-long challenge that can help IMPROVE your sleep habits so you can perform optimally with your academics, boost your social life, and bolster your health!

UCSB Happiness Challenge Learn about the health benefits of gratitude and positive psychology. Delve into the practice incorporating life-changing skills and habits that will improve your well-being and happiness.

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Best of all? its all FREE to you, Gauchos! Be well. Connect, Grow, & Thrive. 


UCSB's Department of Health & Wellness


Upcoming Wellness Point Opportunities


Dog Therapy day
may 23, 2018


Lawn between Library & Ellison (Rain Location: SRB, MPR)


Petting a dog can significantly lower blood pressure & stress levels. Take a short break from studying and pet a dog - for your health!


fresh & fruity
may 24, 2018


SRB, 1st Floor Conference Room


Learn to make quick and delicious treats using in-season fruits!


Rejuvenation Station
June 5, 2018




De-stress and rejuvenate with a nap, snack, tea, and meditation. Arrive early to schedule a 10-minute chair massage by certified massage therapists.