Relational Well-being

Relational well-being is to develop positive, supportive, and ongoing connections in interpersonal, community, and organizational spheres

Tips on Improving Relational Well-Being

Your relational well-being can be improved by strengthening your social health. According to the National Institute of Health, you can improve your social health by: 

  • Making connections
  • Take care of yourself while caring for others
  • Get active together
  • Bond with your friends and family members
  • Build healthy relationships
  • Build healthy habits with your friends and family members

Explore Further

Below are some useful articles to build good relational well-being:

Healthy Versus Unhealthy Relationships

This article from Go Ask Alice! helps how to identify, deal with unhealthy relationships, or enhance relationships in general with useful strategies and resources.

Building Social Bonds - Connections That Promote Well-Being

This article from the NIH discusses the definition and benefits of healthy relationships.


Engineering Graduate Student Council (EGSC) 

EGSC is the student governing body of the graduate students of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University.

Student Organizations for graduate students: EGSC Recognized Student Groups and all other graduate student groups are listed.

Columbia University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CUCSSA) 

In service of Chinese students and scholars since its very beginning, CUCSSA has been devoting itself to the mission of enhancing cultural exchanges between China and the U.S., projecting positive Chinese influences into the American society, serving its members and enriching their cultural lives. In prior years, CUCSSA launched a series of campaigns and hosted a variety of events, which contributed widely to the well being of the Chinese community here in the United States.  

Interschool Governing Board (IGB) 

IGB is dedicated to supporting such student organizations in their efforts to bridge gaps between various academic disciplines at Columbia by creating a dynamic sense of community that facilitates multi-disciplinary programming and dialogue.

Office of University Life 

Office of University Life is a hub for University-wide student resources, events and opportunities to connect.

Columbia Religious Life 

Columbia Religious Life supports faith communities at Columbia. You can find resources such as Religious life advisers, student organizations, meetings and services, and prayer and meditation spaces for students.

Multicultural Affairs 

Multicultural Affairs provides support and resources for personal identity development, mentorship, intercultural learning, social justice education and institutional advocacy for students.

Community Impact at Columbia University 

Community Impact at Columbia University is an important link between the Columbia and Barnard campuses and our surrounding communities.