Soul Series

Held throughout the academic year, Soul Series encompasses free programs to inspire students through meaningful conversation, building stronger connections and finding a greater sense of purpose. Join the Barnes Center at The Arch for the Soul Series. Learn more about each program below:


Part of the Wellness Leadership Institute, SoulTalk is a free weekly gathering for students held every Thursday during the academic year, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Each week, SoulTalk has a new theme surrounding life’s big questions, such as purpose and connection. Explore weekly themes and register in the Wellness Portal.  For instructions of how to use the Wellness Portal, visit the Wellness Portal instructional webpage.

Register for free Spring 2022 SoulTalk sessions today! 


SoulScape is an overnight retreat at the Minnowbrook Conference Center in Blue Mountain Lake, NY. SoulScape features discussions and group exercises focused on purpose, gratitude and vulnerability, designed to help Syracuse University undergraduate students bond with one another and find a greater sense of meaning and self-understanding in their lives. This retreat is free and includes roundtrip transportation, lodging and meals.


SoulSearch is a one-day retreat for Syracuse University undergraduate students to connect, contemplate and experience a deeper understanding of their authentic selves. SoulSearch will rekindle a sense of belonging and highlight tools for practicing mindfulness and self-awareness with a focus on mindfulness, authenticity and balance. Every SoulSearch is free, includes meals and transportation.