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The CC offers two unique self-care spaces that are accessible throughout the year. These spaces are available, at no charge, to JMU students, faculty, and staff. Sign in at the front desk and leave your JACard to use these great spaces!


The Oasis with water fountain and massage chairs


The Oasis

This is a great relaxation and stress management resource! It is a quiet, soothing space that gives you the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of relaxation, mindful, and meditative techniques. Plus, it has massage chairs! 

This space has a variety of options. Try each one and find out what works best for you. This room includes:

  • Yoga Mats, Pillows, and Blankets
  • Water Features
  • Biofeedback software
  • iPads with many relaxation apps
  • Massage Chairs
  • Noise-Canceling Headphones
  • Relaxation Guidebook



Policies

Before using The Oasis, please come to the front desk to sign-in and leave your JACard. Before your first visit, you'll watch a short orientation video to learn how to use the space. Please do not bring in any open food or beverage containers, silence your cell phones, and do not use this space to do homework or sleep. Due to demand, please limit your use of The Oasis to 2-hours per day.

Open Hours:

Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm



picture of The StudioThe Studio

This is a great space to explore your creative side and engage in expressive arts. You don't need to be a skilled artist to experience the benefits of being creative. Use this space to explore your emotions and experiences through the activities in the room. Being creative reduces stress, improves problem solving abilities, and gain insights.

This space is equipped with numerous materials that allow for creative expression, including:

  • Paints and Brushes
  • Canvases, Sketchpads, Construction Paper
  • Moldable Clay and Sand
  • Markers, Colored Pencils, and Crayons
  • Outlines for Mandalas and Masks
  • Fabrics and Ribbons
  • Studio Guidebook

variety of art supplies


Policies 

Before using The Studio, please come to the front desk to sign-in and leave your JACard. Before your first visit, you'll watch a short orientation video to learn how to use the space. Please do not use this space for homework or class projects, and do not take anything you did not create. If you do not want to take your creation with you, leave it with us and we may display it in the Counseling Center.


Open Hours:

Monday - Friday
10 am - 2 pm