Carnegie Mellon University

Meditation Offerings on campus

There are multiple opportunities to practice meditation on campus. Whether you are looking for a guided meditation group, a place to sit solo, or a course to deepen your practice, we host different options to meet community interest. 

Headspace, a free meditation app for the CMU community

Student Affairs Wellness Initiatives is proud to offer current CMU students, faculty and staff a free subscription to Headspace, a meditation app. And don’t worry if you’ve never meditated before. Headspace has a 10-day beginner’s course called the Basics that will teach you the essentials of meditation. Use your email address to log in to gain access to this new resource! 


Weekly Sessions (Free, drop in) 

Join us on Thursday evenings, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the Mindfulness Room, located on the ground floor of West Wing.

YesPlus Spring Wellness Workshop, March 30-April 2, 2018

In partnership with Pitt University, Carnegie Mellon offers the YesPlus Spring Workshop, an intensive four day retreat that offers participants a opportunity to explore yoga, meditation and breathing practices combined with fun games, teambuilding and service. For more information, please visit YesPlus.

Mindful Living Mini Course

The Mindful Living Course, now in its second year, will be offered in mini two of fall semester 2018. 99-153A4. It will teach participants mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques and students will practice daily mindfulness. It is a three unit course and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. For more details, please contact Angie Lusk at

Mindful Living Five Week Program

An additional non-credit bearing Mindful Living program will be offered free of charge to all students, faculty and staff in summer session I, 2018. For more information, please contact Angie Lusk at