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Cummings Cares

Cummings School is committed to the health, wellness, and well-being of every member of our community including faculty, staff, and students. We offer a variety of programs to meet myriad needs.

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. "

World Health Organization


Cummings School offers many opportunities to help you live your professional life to the fullest. These programs range from workplace wellness programs to career planning to preparing for your future in the veterinary profession.

Examples of these programs include:


Cummings School provides faculty, staff and students many opportunities to break out of the office and classroom and enjoy our beautiful campus. These programs range from access to our gym, lunchtime yoga classes and organized walks and running and hiking clubs.

Examples of these programs include:


Our goal is to help and support you in your quest to become the best version of yourself! Whether you are looking to take health and wellness classes, meditate, get biometric screenings or seek one-on-one confidential counseling, Cummings School has a program for you.

Examples of these programs include:

Programs for Working Programs for Healthy Living Programs for Overall Well-being

Featured Program

Cummings Thrive

The mission of the Cummings Thrive project is to, with collaboration from non-profit organization Veterinary Leadership Institute (VLI), develop an interactive program that promotes mental health awareness while also teaching students, faculty, and staff personal and professional leadership skills.

Featured Stories on Wellness @ Cummings School

  • Supporting Student Wellness
    Mental stressors have been increasingly weighing on students, but Cummings School has been ramping up the ways in which they support their wellness. ... read more
    Source: Wellness feed from news.vetPublished on 2021-11-10
  • A Focus on Mental Health on Campus
    Tufts University task force recommends implementation of a broad, strategic suite of mental health and wellness services at the university ... read more
    Source: Wellness feed from news.vetPublished on 2019-10-10
  • The Mother Load
    Women who are pregnant, raising children, or considering parenthood at U.S. veterinary training institutions may lack adequate support. ... read more
    Source: Wellness feed from news.vetPublished on 2019-05-01
  • Caring for the Veterinary Caregivers
    Wellness programs grow on the Grafton campus to help students, faculty, and staff weather the demands of veterinary practice and training Veterinarians and veterinary students tend to work under tremendous pressure, which takes a toll. Mental-health surveys reveal high rates of self-reported stress, depression, and thoughts of suicide. The reasons ... read more
    Source: Wellness feed from news.vetPublished on 2019-04-30