Employee Well-Being

Campus Coronavirus Updates

Visit the University of Iowa coronavirus website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university’s response.

Helping University of Iowa employees and their families stay healthy and happy is job one for liveWELL, the Employee Assistance Program, and Family Services. Available services address every facet of well-being:
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Financial Well-Being

Browse a complete guide to financial well-being resources, or take a closer look at retirement planning, employee discounts, or flexible spending accounts.

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Physical Health

Look to free health coaching for personalized advice and motivation, or enjoy subsidized memberships at state-of-the-art recreation facilities.

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Workplace Wellness

Win grant funding for local initiatives, nominate Wellness Heroes, and get help coping with crisis or managing challenges facing supervisors.

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Family & Relationships

Find resources for child care and elder care, confront alcohol and substance abuse, or seek confidential help with any family or relationship concern.

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Emotional Support

Talk to us about free, short-term counseling, or find info about depression and anxiety, stress management, or grief and loss.

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Resilience Resources

Learn to develop skills for self-care, adaptability, emotional intelligence, and more, or boost your resilience through healthy sleep.

Employee Well-Being Events

Fit in Four

Monday, September 28, 2020 (all day)

Fit In Four starts September 28 – Register now! liveWELL and Student Wellness are teaming up to deliver Fit In Four, a four-week wellness challenge to help faculty, staff, and students tackle their health and improve physical activity, fruit and veggie intake, and self-care habits. The challenge runs from September 28 – October 25. Track your weekly physical activity, fruits and veggies, and self-care habits. Receive tips for your weekly goals and make small increases as a kick-off to…

Resilience 101 (4-part Series)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (all day)

Build healthy thinking habits, and access evidence-based tools to strengthen personal resilience and optimize well-being.  This is a 4-part series from 12:10-12:50 p.m. on Wednesdays, October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28.   You can Register for all four sessions via My Training at Employee Self-Service. From My Career, click on My Training, and search for liveWELL. 

Annual Iowa Healthiest State Walk (UI Virtual liveWELL Event)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (all day)

In 2020 we invite all Iowans to Team Up for 10 – to help us celebrate 10 years of the annual event.   This year we’re going ‘virtual’ – so walk for 30 minutes in your neighborhood, with a mask and safe social distancing.  Join the liveWELL virtual walk or create your own at http://www.iowahealthieststate.com/events/create-walk/.  Let’s keep moving forward!  Share your pictures on social media using hashtags #HealthyCampus #Hawkeyes #TeamUpfor10 #MaskUpIowa.

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