Physical Wellness

 physical wellness

Maintenance of a healthy body through good nutrition, regular exercise, and avoidance of harmful habits 

Tips and Highlights

  • Set SMART goals for your fitness and nutrition habits. These should be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time frame-specific.
  • Incorporate healthy nutrition habits into your daily diet. Include more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat products, including lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts. Visit MyPlate for more information.
  • For substantial health benefits, aim for 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity or 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity per week, or an equivalent mix of both. Additionally, muscular strengthening activities should be completed 2 or more days a week focusing on all major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders, and arms).


Student Recreation Center

  • The Student Recreation Center has something for everyone. They offer Outdoor Adventures Trips, Intramural Sports, Group Exercise Classes, Wellness Workshops, Rock Climbing, and more. All you need is your CSUB ID.

Student Health Services

  • CSUB’s Student Health Services helps promote a healthy campus community by providing quality, caring, cost-effective healthcare and health promotion services. Student Health Services has physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses, plus x-ray, clinical laboratory and pharmacy services ready to provide basic health care to enrolled students.

Basic Needs

  • Food Security · Housing Stability · Financial Resources · Community Resources
  • Basic Needs promotes access to quality food and stable housing for the CSUB community. The food pantry and supporting services are a valuable resource for students to promote wellbeing in and out of the classroom.

Services for Students with Disabilities

  • The Mission of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is to provide support services that enable every student, regardless of disability, to have access to a University education at CSU Bakersfield.

University Police 

  • The CSUB University Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the safest possible environment for the students, faculty, staff, and visitors of CSUB. The University Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • The vision for the Athletics Department at CSU Bakersfield is to develop Champions of Life through a commitment to academic excellence, an outstanding student-athlete experience, competitive success, and community engagement.

Campus Dining

  • CSUB Dining Services is committed to providing the highest quality service and delicious, nutritious food. They operate several on-campus restaurants and cafés. Affordable on-campus meal plans are available to all CSUB students.