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

Juggling it All: Health Coaching for Busy Families (4-part series)

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Identify quick wins for wellness, fitness, and nutrition on-the-go, and develop long term planning strategies for success. This is a 4-part series from 12:10-12:50 p.m. on Tuesdays, July 21, July 28, August 4, and August 11.   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.   

Embracing Plant Based Eating

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Discover the benefits of eating more plants, and gain resources for healthy plant-based menus and recipes. This training will be on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, from 12:10-12:50 p.m.  You can Register via My Training at Employee Self-Service. From My Career, click on My Training, and search for liveWELL.

Campus Wellness Scavenger Hunt for faculty/staff starts June 1 - Register now!

Monday, August 31, 2020

Join in on the hunt! The liveWELL Campus Wellness Scavenger Hunt is back and runs all summer-long (June 1-Aug. 31, 2020). This program is a ten destination, self-paced activity that you can complete by visiting each location physically or virtually. Appreciating and learning about various art treasures on our campus can enhance your well-being. In honor of the University of Iowa’s commitment and celebration of diversity, equity, and inclusion, learn about this year’s magnificent featured pieces…

Campus Wellness Scavenger Hunt for faculty/staff starts June 1 - Register now!

Employee Well-Being News

Financial Well Being

Kelzye Bedwell discusses financial education and management tools, including free financial coaching for UI faculty and staff.

liveWELL Changes in 2020

liveWELL is rolling out new programs in 2020 - read about the changes in this article!