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Sports, Recreation & Wellness

An Active, Healthy Lifestyle at The Mount

The Sports, Recreation & Wellness Department offers students, faculty, and staff many opportunities to engage in an active, healthy lifestyle.

Get involved by working out, joining a sports club, taking a PED class, or doing one of many fitness, sports, and wellness programs.

MSMU students, faculty, and staff should refer to myMSMU for more information.


Mission and Vision

Our mission is to promote leadership and success by enhancing wellbeing. In this spirit, the Sports, Recreation & Wellness department's vision is to make The Mount a model for healthy, vigorous living and lead the way for colleges and university recreation and wellness programs across the nation.

Core Values

At the heart of everything we do, you'll find a priority on making each of our activities and programs embody our six core values.

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Goals and Outcomes

  1. Provide excellent programs and services founded in theory and evidence.
  2. Contribute to an environment supportive of wellbeing.
  3. Promote diversity, access, and respect among the Mount Community.
  1. Prepare resilient leaders.
  2. Offer resources and opportunities to create a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

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Student Employment Opportunities

Chalon and Doheny Fitness Assistants

Responsibilities: Ensuring the safety of patrons and proper use of equipment in the Fitness Center. Checking ID’s, giving facility tours, and issuing equipment. Equipment and facility cleaning, including laundry duties. This is a work-study position.

Peer Wellness Advocate

Responsibilities: Provide education, referral, and health advocacy services to other students.  Help develop and implement new wellness initiatives. Help others make healthy lifestyle choices through workshops, outreach, and one-on-one coaching. This is a non-work-study position. 

For more information on all job opportunities, students should log into Handshake: 

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