Student Health and Counseling Services offer an experiential meditation session at 12:10 p.m. Monday and Thursday during the fall and spring semesters.

You will learn and practice how to relax your body and calm your mind through:

  • Gentle body movement
  • Breathing techniques
  • Guided meditation
  • Silent meditation

Who is eligible?

NEIU faculty, staff and students are all eligible to attend meditation sessions.

Do I need prior meditation experience?

No, all levels of experience are welcome.

How long does the session last?

Each session lasts about 40-45 minutes.

Do I need to make an appointment?

No appointment necessary. All sessions are on a drop-in basis.

Do I need to attend every week?

No. You are welcome to attend a session anytime you would like.

What should I wear?

No special clothing is necessary. Everyday attire is fine as long as it allows you to do gentle stretching exercises. 

Is there anything I need to bring to the session?

Just bring yourself! We have a limited number of meditation cushions; however, most people sit in a chair.

Please arrive at B 119 by 12:10 p.m. and check in at the front desk. A meditation facilitator will meet you in the waiting area and walk you to our meditation room. You will be asked to complete a brief evaluation form at the end of the session.

Please call ahead at if a large group of people would like to attend. Currently, we can accommodate approximately 10 people. For more information, contact Counseling Services at (773) 442-4650.