Wellbeing Dimensions & More

The Wellbeing Assessment evaluates wellbeing outcomes and pathways across a selection of dimensions that:

  • Are relevant to the developmental tasks of young adult undergraduate students
  • Show the potential to be responsive to programming
  • We believe the higher education setting can and should support

Core Wellbeing Dimensions

  • Meaning
  • Purpose
  • Belonging
  • Engagement: Activity & Academic

Core Wellbeing Components

  • Subjective Wellbeing Indicators like happiness, life satisfaction, self-esteem, depression and anxiety
  • Positive attitudes like optimism and perseverance
  • Fundamental needs like financial security, safety, freedom from discrimination, and access to care

In addition to these dimensions, the schools participating at the Plus level can also choose to add modules from the following content:

Additional Dimensions & Components

  • Physical Health
  • Substance Use
  • Positive Coping
  • Positive Relationships: Friendships & Romantic
  • Civic Engagement
  • Care & Safety
  • Social Justice & Inclusion
  • Social Media Overuse