Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.39
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date July 9, 2015
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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

Healthy Titans 2020 is dedicated to educating, motivating and empowering UW Oshkosh employees, their families and students to make healthy lifestyle choices, the UW Oshkosh The program provides faculty and staff members with access to numerous fitness, nutrition and general health resources.
For a low cost, UW Oshkosh employees have access to the Albee Fitness and Strength Training Center (including swimming pool) through the Healthy Titans 2020 Fitness Program. Depending upon the program you choose, you can exercise individually on treadmills, elliptical machines, stair steppers and more, or attend any of the available group exercise classes or sign up for a personal trainer.

Health Risk Assessments
A free program in partnership with Thedacare, UW Oshkosh employees can participate in the Health Risk Assessment Program. This voluntary screening program identifies which health conditions an individual is at risk for and offers interventions.
Every Wednesday a group of faculty and staff meet outside of Dempsey Hall at noon to walk on various routes.
There is an annual flu clinic at the health center for all faculty and staff. Golf is made available at a reduced rate at the local country club.

The Weight Watchers at Work program provides UW Oshkosh employees with the opportunity to participate in weekly Weight Watchers meetings/weigh-ins on campus, at a reduced rate. The reduced rate is made available through the University paying a portion through the Healthy Titans 2020 program.
The university also provides an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) and referral service.

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:
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