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 a variety of 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 mindfulness and meditation app with over 900 hours of content. If you have never meditated before, Headspace has a 10-day beginner’s course called the Basics that will teach you the essentials of meditation. You can also explore a variety of themes such as health, work and performance, and Headspace Pro. Use your email address to log in to gain access to this new resource.  CMU students, please redeem your free subscription to Headspace here. CMU faculty and staff, please redeem your free subscription here


Weekly Sessions (Free, drop in) 

Join us on Thursday evenings, from 6:00-7:00 p.m., in the Mindfulness Room, located on the ground floor of West Wing.

Mindful Living Mini Course

The Mindful Living Course, now in its second year, will be offered in mini two of fall semester 2018. 99-153, on Mondays from 10:30a.m.-12:20p.m., starting on Monday, October 22, 2018. It will teach participants mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques and students will practice daily mindfulness. It is a three-unit, pass/no pass 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, 2019. More details will be announced in the spring of 2019. For more information, please contact Angie Lusk at