Health and Wellness

These reports pertain to physical and mental health ratings and behaviors. Physical wellness includes topics such as diet, sleep, exercise, and sexual behavior. Mental wellness includes topics such as stress, mental health, and emotional well-being. Other wellness reports focus on alcohol and substance use/abuse.

To obtain any of these documents in a more accessible format, please contact SAIRO

Reports and Briefs

Pdf Logo 2020 Covid-19 Briefs

Learn about student experiences during Covid-19, using data from questions included in our two major student surveys of Spring 2020, the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) & the Student Affairs Graduate & Professional Student Survey (GPSS).

Pdf Logo 2016 NCHA Data: Undergraduate Student Alcohol Use and Behaviors

A data bite based on the Fall 2016 administration of the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey examining undergraduates' alcohol use and drinking-related behaviors.

Pdf Logo 2014 Report: The Influence of UCLA Environment on Graduate Students' Health and Wellness

This report summarizes the open-ended responses to the 2014 Graduate and Professional Students Survey that asked: How does the UCLA environment influence your ability to accomplish your personal health and wellness goals? 

Pdf Logo 2014 UCLA Undergraduate and Graduate Student Wellness Series (Winter 2017)

The wellness series briefs provide insight on the wellness experiences of UCLA undergraduate and graduate and professional students.  It is important to understand students' wellness given its connection to students' educational experiences and academic success. To access the Executive Summary click on the link above or you may access individual briefs below.  

Undergraduate Student Population

Wellness Series: Undergraduate Overall Health

Wellness Series: Undergraduate Physical Activity

Wellness Series: Undergraduate Meal Skipping

Wellness Series: Undergraduate Sleep

Wellness Series: Undergraduate Stress

Wellness Series: Undergraduate Overall Mental Health


Graduate and Professional Student Population

Wellness Series: Graduate Overall Health

Wellness Series: Graduate Physical Activity

Wellness Series: Graduate Meal Skipping

Wellness Series: Graduate Sleep

Wellness Series: Graduate Stress

Wellness Series: Graduate Overall Mental Health


Pdf Logo  2014 National College Health Assessment Report

A report based on results from the fall 2014 administration of the National College Health Assessment that examines UCLA undergraduate students' habits, behaviors, and perceptions on health topics. (Fall 2014)

Pdf Logo Student Alcohol Survey: UCLA Trends from 2003 to 2012 

A report based on results from the administration of the Student Alcohol Survey to UCLA undergraduate students between 2003 and 2012 (Jan 2014)

Pdf Logo  Understanding Changes in Emotional Health for First-Year Residential Students

A report that uses data from the 2011 Freshman Survey to understand changes in emotional health for residential students in their first year of college. (March 2014)

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Pdf Logo  Graduate and Professional Students' Mental Wellness

This brief utilizes data collected through the 2010 Student Affairs Graduate and Professional Student Survey to provide insight to the mental health and wellbeing of graduate and professional students. (August 2013)

Pdf Logo  2012 NCHA Report

A report based on results from the fall 2012 administration of the National College Health Assessment that examines UCLA undergraduate students' habits, behaviors, and perceptions on health topics. (Fall 2012)

Pdf Logo  2006-2009 Alcohol Use and Consequences among UCLA Undergraduates

This brief summarizes data collected by SAIRO and the Bruin Resource Center via the AlcoholEdu Evaluation Survey between 2006 and 2009 that focuses on the reported consumption of alcohol by undergraduate students at UCLA and on the consequences of students’ own and others’ drinking. (June 2010)

Pdf Logo   Alcohol Use and Consequences Among UCLA Students: An Update on Current Research and Harm Reduction

This brief provides an overview of the harm reduction philosophy that guides the work conducted by Student Development Health Education and pulls together data from several different surveys of UCLA students to provide a more accurate picture of the state of alcohol use on the UCLA campus. (May 2008)

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