Unwind & Restore at 211 Wilder Tower
“Unplug! Let the phone rest for minute! Slow down! Take a few minutes for yourself!”
This is what students might hear at the Counseling Center’s new and improved oasis
called The Relaxation Zone. The Center has expanded the physical space of “The Relaxation
Zone” and is offering more tools and services there to help students navigate the
many challenges and personal growth opportunities encountered during college years.
The Relaxation Zone offers multiple vibrating massage chairs, biofeedback computer
stations, and small “Wellness Breaks” where students can get individual and small
group instruction on a variety of self-care skills like Mindfulness, Relaxation, and
Guided Meditation. Center staff is committed to helping students learn how to manage
the stresses of campus life and the unique challenges of being adult learners. The
holistic and wellness techniques and practices taught in The Relaxation Zone can be
The Relaxation Zone services at the Center are FREE to enrolled U of M students.
No appointment is necessary; Drop by anytime.
- The Relaxation Zone is open 9:00 – 4:00 Monday to Friday.
- Participation in counseling is NOT required to indulge in the relaxation resources
available in The Zone.
- A 10-minute orientation session is requested so that students know how to use The
Please call 678-2068 or stop by the Counseling Center to sign up for an orientation
session in The Zone. Self-care never felt so good!