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 weekly gathering for students held every Thursday during the academic year, from 7 to 8 p.m. Each week, SoulTalk has a new theme surrounding life’s big questions, such as purpose and connection. Find more details, the theme of the week and register in the Wellness Portal under “Wellness Leadership Institute.”


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.

SoulScape is Oct. 23-24, 2021, and open to Syracuse University undergraduate students. Applications are available in the Wellness Portal under “Special Events” and will close  Sunday, Oct. 10.  Please note, SUNY-ESF students are not eligible to attend.

Apply for SoulScape Fall 2021!


Please note: SoulSearch will not take place during the Fall 2021 semester. 

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.