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The Everett Administration’s Department of Student Wellness and Safety prioritizes that students feel safe and secure on campus and addresses mental and physical health concerns relevant to the student body. Through various partnerships, events, and training series, the Department hopes to create an environment on campus where everyone feels healthy and safe and hopes to promote the administration’s mission of Carolina for Everyone.

The department’s priorities include:

  1. Intended Projects: Mental Health Fair, Campus Safety Event, Self Defense Training, Violence Prevention Advocacy, Event to Promote Physical Health (5K?), Substance Abuse Training, Student Health Insurance Advocacy, Mental Health Coalition, Accessibility Advocacy
  2. Intended Partners: Safe Walk, She’s Not Here, VPAS, Campus Y, Campus EMS, IFC & Panhellenic Council, Residence Hall Association, CUAB, Campus Recreation, Student Sports Clubs, Local Businesses
  3. Intended department size: 6 general staff members, each with a focus on the general themes of wellness or safety

Meetings of the Department of Student Wellness and Safety are held once a week on Wednesdays at 7PM on Zoom. If you are interested in joining, please email Neha and Harini below.

Neha Saggi (she/her)

Co-Director of the Department of Student Wellness and Safety ||

Neha is a junior double majoring in Biology and Health Policy and Management with a minor in Chemistry. She is involved on campus through the leadership teams of the American Mock World Health Organization, Women’s Health Multidisciplinary Consortium, and Club Marathon Team.

Harini Somanchi (she/her)

Co-Director of the Department of Student Wellness and Safety ||

Harini is a junior from the Washington DC area majoring in Health Policy and Management with minors in Chemistry and Business. She is an advocate at the Chapel Hill Community Empowerment Fund, conducts health services research at the Cecil G. Sheps Center, and serves as a volunteer doula for low income women.