The Active Minds Healthy Campus Award recognizes and celebrates U.S. colleges and universities that are leading the way in prioritizing student health. See the main Healthy Campus Award page for more information.

key dates

Colleges and universities are invited to apply for the Active Minds Healthy Campus Award 2022.

  • October 29, 2021 (5:00pm ET): Phase I Applications due.
  • November 5, 2021: Invitations extended to select institutions to submit Phase II Applications.
  • December 30, 2021 (5:00pm ET): Phase II Applications (for invited institutions) due.
  • January 31, 2022: Winners notified.
  • February, 11-12, 2022: Winners announced at the Active Minds National Conference in Washington, DC.

review panel

Esteemed reviewers participate each year in the selection of Healthy Campus Award recipients, including representatives from:

  • Active Minds Board of Directors and Student Advisory Committee
  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American College Health Association
  • Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors
  • Healthy Minds Network
  • NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • National Campus Leadership Council
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • NIRSA: Leaders of Collegiate Recreation
  • The Steve Fund

The health and wellness of our entire campus community is a priority of mine. Good physical and mental health is essential to student success, which is why we support a variety of programs that directly affect health and wellness. Winning the Active Minds Healthy Campus Award validates our commitment to this important mission.

Jane Close Conoley


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