The article is devoted to the study of stress resistance of students of technical specialties. Features of the reactions of students to the circumstances of life are traced. The situations that complicate the stress state of students are indicated. The propensities of students to psychosomatic diseases are shown. Destructive methods of stress relief are considered. Constructive methods of overcoming stress are revealed. The level of stress resistance of students, which is within normal limits, but close to increased sensitivity to stress, is revealed.