Pitt Self-Care Day


The University Counseling Center – along with UnpackU, campus partners and community members, have gathered a number of self-guided activities aimed at helping you discover, define and develop your self-care practices.

Self-Care Day Giveaways

  • Win a free load of laundry from The Laundry Chute! – 25 students will win a free load of laundry! Visit @pitt_thrives on Instagram for details on how to enter. (Giveaway closes 3/25/2021.)
  • Win a prize package from Seven Springs Mountain Resort! – 5 students will win a prize package that includes 4 lift tickets (good until 3/2022). Visit @pitt_thrives on Instagram for details on how to enter. (Giveaway closes 3/28/2021.)

Self-Care on Campus

Self-Care in the Community

$15 Himalayan Salt Cave Session at Peace, Love & Zen





Since 2013 Peace, Love & Zen is a 100% woman veteran-owned company. Our goal is to provide a sanctuary where members of the community can de-stress while receiving state-of-the-art natural therapy. Our mission is to empower individuals to initiate, expand, and maintain their physical and spiritual wellness through education and guidance from our experienced and caring staff.
Peace, Love & Zen is excited to offer special pricing of only $15 for our Himalayan Salt Cave for the Pitt Community on Self-Care Day. You will need to show a valid ID to receive discount.
Please note: Salt Cave Sessions start promptly at the top of the hour. Please arrive approximately 10 minutes before a session and wear a mask. You will be asked to wash your hands upon arrival.

10% off all items at Jamil’s Global Village



Jamil’s Global Village is a community and marketplace that offers artisan wares, and books that celebrate black culture and history. Jamil’s is also an intentional and sacred space for the community. Jamil’s was founded in 1993 by Jamil and Rashida Brookins with a mission to provide the community with a shared space to raise consciousness, affirm racial pride, celebrate black history & identity, and provide customers with an African centered marketplace.
Show a valid Pitt ID (student, faculty and staff) to receive 10% off all items on Self-Care Day!

15% off your order at Emmanuelle Ceramics






Inspired by her mother's love of gardening and handicrafts, Emmanuelle Wambach—owner and artist at Emmanuelle Ceramics, uses a variety of ceramic techniques to form lace dinnerware and ornate floral pieces. She creates functional heirlooms from textured clay that capture a moment in time.
Receive 15% off your order on Emmanuelleceramics.com by entering discount code PITTSELFCARE15 at check out.
Discount code is useable once per customer and will be valid for use from March 24th until March 26th 2021. If you have any issues with the code please contact ewambach@emmanuelleceramics.com.
Please note If you are willing to do a pickup of your order, but that option does not show up for you in shipping options, please add a message to the information form at check out or email ewambach@emmanuelleceramics.com. Shipping can be refunded and pickup time will be scheduled.

Rediscover Pittsburgh

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Free Museum Visits

PITT ARTS Free Museum Visits

  • The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
  • The Warhol
  • The Mattress Factory
  • Phipps Conservatory
  • Heinz History Center

Self-Guided Self-Care
Click here for a list of self-guided self-care activities!
Sleep as Self-Care
Click here to learn tips for a good night’s sleep and access a free Headspace meditation!
For Faculty & Staff
Wellness For Life at Pitt