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Department of Wellness & Recreation

Mission Statement 

 The Department of Wellness and Recreation serves as an important and integral part of every day life on the campus of Northwestern State University.   We offer comprehensive, quality programs and services that enhance and promote healthy lifestyles, competition, and leisurely activities.  We support the University’s mission and strive to promote the recruitment and retention of students as well as enhance the quality of student life on our campus through meeting the various needs of a diverse campus community.  Through recreation, sports competition, instruction, fitness, and wellness activities, we provide a safe environment while promoting sportsmanship, team building, leadership, and the quality of life for NSU students, faculty/staff, alumni and the Natchitoches community.