Health4U is focused on helping the MSU community explore the fundamentals of a health-promoting lifestyle. We provide access to high quality, evidence informed, and culturally conscious health education and support.

We offer health and wellness courses, coaching services and departmental services. On our website you will also find articles, resources, and recipes published by Health4U staff.   

MSU community members eligible for Health4U services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees. 

Upcoming Classes

Informal Mindfulness Practice: Spring 2020

338, Olin Health Center12:10 PM - 12:50 PMWednesdaysFreeRegister for this class
  • January 8, 15, 22

You can join the conversation in person, or participate in the group process on-line via Zoom

Overview of Depression

113, Linton Hall12:10 PM - 12:50 PMMondaysFreeRegister for this class
  • February 3
  • February 10

Mindful Self-Compassion: Spring 2020

338, Olin Health Center 12:10 PM - 12:50 PMTuesdaysFreeRegister for this class
  • February 4, 11, 18, 25

Participation is available in-person and online via ZOOM

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Upcoming Events

Reflect & Connect: Mixing Holidays and Difficult Conversations: Strategies to Turn Down the Heat

This is an opportunity to gain intentional practices to help ground ourselves in order to serve others in our roles as employees, coworkers, parents, partners, and community members.

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Recent Articles

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Mental Fitness

Exercise Your Body, Exercise Your Brain

For years, we’ve had an inkling that exercise may be good for the brain. But now, researchers are beginning to understand how this could be!

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Holiday Cooking: How to Stress Less and Enjoy More

Chef John Findley and Chef Katie Cowsert shared their expertise--and recipes--on cooking for a crowd. While you're not likely to have 800 guests (like the UClub), their advice will help you manage your small crowd.

Eating for well-being

Eating Well in the Midst of Plenty

Learn to trust yourself even when there's lots of food around.

Food Facts


Everything you need to know to buy and prepare your holiday bird! This is an update from an article originally posted in November 2016.

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Featured recipes

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

UClub Pecan Pie

Chef Katie's pecan pie is buttery, sweet, and chock-full of nuts.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

UClub Cranberry Relish

Cranberries need a surprising amount of sugar to make relish tasty and still tart.

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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Health e-Guide

Your one stop resource for reliable medical information. Explore Health Topic information for specific health concerns. Interactive Tools uses your responses to questions to help with making medical decisions,  and Learning Centers can provide a more complete understanding of medical concerns.

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