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

5-2-1-0 Wellness Challenge for UI faculty/staff starts April 13 - Register now!

Monday, April 13, 2020

5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count Challenge  5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count is a four-week wellness challenge powered by the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative that encourages Iowans to practice behaviors that support healthy eating and an active lifestyle. Participants will track their healthy behaviors around the message of 5-2-1-0: 5 or more fruits or vegetables 2 hours or less of recreational screen time 1 hour or more of physical activity 0 sugary drinks – drink more water! Register now in…

5-2-1-0 Wellness Challenge for UI faculty/staff starts April 13 - Register now!

Employee Well-Being News

Family Services: A Caregiving Story

When UI faculty member David Iglehart and his siblings realized their parents could no longer live on their own, senior resource specialist Rhonda Halterman helped them understand their options.
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Social Connectedness and a Thriving Campus

There is a g rowing consensus that loneliness is an invisible epidemic that poses a whole host of challenges around health and also our ability to do well at work.
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