Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Wellness Center

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The Wellness Center promotes health and wellness to faculty, staff and students at all College campuses, by developing and delivering programs on health and wellness topics.

We’re here to promote your good health. We encourage students and staff to take advantage of our wellness education offerings, including health fairs,workshops, publications and online information. For more information, select from the menu below.

Wellness Events | Temporary Medical Parking | Wellness InformationTobacco-Free Campus | Health Insurance Info | Community Resources 

Wellness Events *Spring 2019 Events Coming Soon!*

Marple Campus 

Wellness Wednesdays
Every Wednesday get health updates, info from community resources, giveaways and snacks! Located in the Upper STEM Lobby from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. *Unless Otherwise Noted*
2/27: Insect Party *12:20-1:15 p.m.*

MARCH *Founders Hall*
3/6: Delaware County Traffic Safety Program- Distracted Driving Prevention
3/20: Nutrition
3/27: Hands Only CPR Demo

4/3: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid: Using Health Insurance
4/10: Gift of Life Organ Donation Program
4/17: It's On Us- Sexual Assault Awareness Month
4/24: Springfest  *Courtyard* 

MAY *Founder's Hall Lounge*
5/1: DeStress Fest *10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.*

Directions Workshops: Wellness Series
Attend four workshops during the 2018-19 academic year to achieve Wellness Certification on your transcript & be acknowledged at the Student Activities Banquet!

2/21: Healthy Relationships 11 a.m.-Noon, Room 3248
2/22: I Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Come Hear My Story 11 a.m.-Noon, Room 2246
3/19: Q vs. IQ: Understanding Your Emotional Intelligence 11 a.m.-Noon, Room 2185
3/21: Budget Bites 11 a.m.-Noon, Room 3248
3/28: America in Crisis: Finding Solutions for Hunger on College Campuses 9:30-11:30 a.m. Large Auditorium
4/16: Depression and Suicide - Helping Yourself or a Friend 11 a.m.-Noon, Room 2185
4/18: Managing Stress 11 a.m.-Noon, Room 3248

Southeast Center

3/7: Mid-Semester Stress Check & Distracted Driving Prevention 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/19: Budget Bites 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
4/30: DeStress Fest! 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Pennocks Bridge Campus 

2/25: Distracted Driving Prevention 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/25: Budget Bites 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
4/25: Student Health Resource Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
4/29: DeStress Fest! 10 a.m.-Noon

Downingtown Campus

2/7: Student Health Resource Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
2/26: Distracted Driving Prevention 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/26: Budget Bites 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
5/2: DeStress Fest! 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Exton Center

3/5: Budget Bites 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/7: Distracted Driving Prevention 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
4/30: DeStress Fest! 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Upper Darby Campus

3/5: Mid-Semester Stress Check & Distracted Driving Prevention 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
3/7: Budget Bites 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
4/4: Student Health Resource Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
5/2: DeStress Fest! 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Temporary Medical Parking

If you have a temporary injury or illness that makes it difficult to walk a long distance from parking lots, the Wellness Center and Campus Safety offices can provide you with a temporary Medical Parking Permit. These permits are available for eight-week periods, with the possibility of an extension, if needed. To be eligible, you must complete an application, provide a copy of your Driver's License and a note from your doctor indicating your injury/illness.

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Wellness Information

The Wellness Center is here to provide information on relevant health issues, community resources and other wellness topics. Stop by Room 1181 for brochures, flyers, books and other resources on wellness topics from sexual health to nutrition and smoking.

Marple Campus
Academic Building, Room 1181
Hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Phone: 610-359-5140

Community Resources

Free and Low Cost Health Clinics for Delaware County Residents
Free and Low Cost Health Services for Chester County Residents

Tobacco-Free Campus

Delaware County Community College is 100 percent tobacco free. The Tobacco-Free Campus Policy is part of a commitment to create a healthy and sustainable environment for the entire College community. It is intended to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, provide an environment supportive of tobacco-free lifestyles and eliminate the environmental impact of cigarette litter. The policy applies to all faculty, staff, students and visitors (including contractors and their employees). 

View the full policy »