Stressbusters is an incredibly fun and far-reaching community wellness program. It continuously trains and dispatches volunteer teams of undergrad and grad students to provide FREE five-minute backrubs and health information to other students at campus events, residence halls, organization meetings, libraries and wherever else the stressed gather - day and night.
Apply now to become an NYU Stressbuster! The requirements are stress-free:
- Participate in a brief interview with a current Stressbuster.
- Attend a Stressbusters training session to learn and practice basic backrub techniques and find out about NYU and Student Health Center wellness resources (training is held once per semester)!
- Participate in five or more campus Stressbusters events over a semester (a commitment of 5-10 hours).
Request a Stressbusters event
Click here to request a Stressbusters event for your class, program, or meeting.
Attend a Stressbusters event
The Stressbusters program holds a weekly event during Fall and Spring semesters:
- Wind Down Wednesday
3:30-4:30pm in the Health Promotion Office (726 Broadway, 3rd Floor)
** Would you like to receive the weekly Alert Me! email informing you of Stressbusters events occuring around campus? Send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Alert Me! in the subject line.
Contact the Health Promotion office.