Health & Wellness

Take advantage of all the wellness resources to take care of your well-being and lead an active life at Winona State.

From fitness facilities to mental health services, you can rely on WSU to make sure you’re always on your A-game.

Fitness Center
Work toward your healthiest self with free weights, treadmills, rowing machines, open basketball courts, a running track, and more at the Fitness Center.
Fitness Center
A student works out with weight-lifting equipment in the WSU Fitness Center.
Fitness Classes
Who doesn’t appreciate a workout buddy or two, or 20? If this is your attitude, you’ll love the group fitness classes open to all students.

Whether you’re in the mood for calming yoga or high-intensity cardio, WSU has you covered.

Fitness Classes
People do yoga during a group fitness class in the WSU Fitness Center.
Memorial Pool
If you love to swim, break out a beach towel and your swimsuit and head over to Memorial Hall Pool.

Perfect your butterfly stroke during lap-only sessions or splash around with friends during open swim times.

A student acts as a lifeguard during family swim lesson at WSU.
Climbing Wall
Ready to learn the ropes? WSU has the largest university climbing wall in the Midwest.

With nearly 6,000 square feet of climbing surface and 2 bouldering walls, any thrill seeker is bound to get a fun workout in whenever they want.

Wabasha Climbing Wall
A student climbs to the top of the WSU Climbing Wall.
Fitness Resources in Rochester

WSU-Rochester students have access to treadmills, ellipticals, free weights, lifting machines, and other exercise equipment in the on-campus Fitness Center as well as open gym time.

Free Bike Checkout

Want to take a ride by the lakes or run an errand across town?

Students can borrow a bike and related equipment at no cost through the Student Union Resource Center in Kryzsko Commons.

You’ll use your Warrior ID to check out a bike for up to 5 hours per day. Bikes are available from March – November (weather permitting).

Users are responsible for lost or damaged bikes at the true cost of repair or replacement.

Academic Year Checkout Times

Monday – Friday: 9am – 10pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 10pm

Summer Checkout Times

Monday – Friday: 8am – 7pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Health Services

The Health Services team in Winona has you covered from head to toe with primary care and specialty services for injuries, illnesses, and immunizations.

Students in Rochester can also stop by RCTC Student Health Services to get treated for minor illnesses, emergency first aid, diagnostic tests, and mental health counseling.

Ask a Nurse

Not sure if you need to see a doctor? Have a health question and need expert advice?

Call the Ask-a-Nurse Message Line at 507.457.2292 if you’re concerned but don’t know what to do next.

Telehealth Appointment

With telehealth services, you can meet virtually with a healthcare provider or mental health counselor from your bed, at the kitchen table, or in your car.

This makes it easy to get the care you need whether you’re in Winona or Rochester.

Counseling Services

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health.

If you want to talk to someone or need support during a crisis, the Counseling Services team is here to help.

The professional staff provides free confidential counseling in a safe environment and can connect you to even more helpful resources in Winona and Rochester.

The Green Bandana Project

Seeing green bandanas on bags and backpacks across campus? It’s a signal that is a person who can help if you’re struggling with mental health concerns.