Resources and ideas to bring about peace of mind


Goose on St. Mary's Lake (Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame)

The University offers a wide array of work and life benefits for those struggling to develop a new normal in their work life, but resources extend beyond the human resources website. Physical and spiritual exercise is also good for the mind and soul, and companionship doesn't hurt either. 

Employee Assistant Program (Lifeworks): Employees have access to an employee assistance program through LifeWorks for anyone dealing with a variety of personal and family challenges. Learn more at or by calling LifeWorks at 1-888-267-8126.

Human Resources Consultants: HRCs can help employees who might have any questions about returning to campus. 

Campus Ministry: There are staff and faculty chaplains who can meet with anyone who is grieving, struggling or experiencing personal, family, work or other issues. Chaplains serve faculty and staff of all faiths.

RecSports: There are fitness classes, gym space and personal trainers available to faculty and staff through RecSports. 


More ideas and resources to bring about peace of mind...

Need backup chiid care or elderly care? It's among your work and life benefits.

Coping with stress? Try some mindful techniques.

Visit with a work friend over lunch. Lots of places are open on campus.

Join the conversation. Participate in diversity and inclusion programming. 

Be a good listener. Use OARs.

Notre Dame Wellness Center

There are therapists, wellness coaches, physicians and a nutritionist at the Wellness Center who can help you focus on your mental and physical health. Schedule an appointment by calling the Wellness Center at 634-9355. 

  Above: Therapists Adam Dell and Lesley Weiss are available for counseling. Dr. Ben Garman can see you for medical checkups.

Above: Maureen Jamieson, a nutritionist, offers diet consultation and management of chronic conditions such as diabetes. Mary Shafer and Martha Vanderheyden are wellness coaches, coaching faculty and staff through lifestyle changes participants seek to make.

For a full list of staff or to schedule an appointment, visit You may also call for an appointment: 574-634-9355.