Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.74
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Utah
Tier2-2: Employee Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Myron Willson
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have an employee assistance or wellness program that provides counseling, referral, and well-being services to employees?:

A brief description of the employee wellness program, policy, or practice:

In 2007, The University of Utah launched the WellU Employee Wellness Program, making wellness a priority. The WellU program connects employees to location-specific wellness resources and activities.

Wellness is a way of living-eating a healthy diet, being physically active and managing your well-being every day. Through WellU, the University is committed to supporting employee wellness efforts by making it easier for employees to learn about and use the many resources available to them. Putting a priority on wellness will help build a healthier University workforce-a benefit for everyone.

The WellU website puts practical health-related information right at your fingertips. You will find a link to, the WellU Passport Program, wellness activities and services on campus as well as special health-related events .Whether you want to improve your health, keep fit, control your weight, quit smoking or learn how to manage stress, the University has a number of wellness resources you can take advantage of right here on campus. Many of the services are free or discounted for employees and are scheduled during the workday so you can more easily fit them into your busy schedule. quoted

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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