liveWELL Programs and Services

Colorful Choices

colorful fruits and veggies in background, text "Colorful Choices, 4-Week program, April 12-May 9

Join liveWELL this spring for Colorful Choices, a simple four-week nutrition program that runs from April 12 - May 9, 2021. Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables of all different colors is important for physical health, immunity, stress management, and boosting energy.

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The liveWELL Campus Wellness Scavenger Hunt is a great, fun way to stay active and improve your health while exploring parts of the University of Iowa campus you may not be familiar with. Starting June 1, find the answer to each question and submit in Employee Self- Service > My LiveWELL Portal for 50 liveWELL points each. 

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On-going Programs

Health Coaching 

A Health Coach is a free, confidential, non-judgmental, and motivational resource for you to achieve the best version of yourself.

Lifestyles: Get Healthy, Stay Healthy

New programs in 2020 to help you lead a healthy lifestyle. Find new ways to develop healthy eating and exercise habits to achieve

liveWELL Points and Wellness Store

Earn points for a variety of activities and healthy behaviors. Spend liveWELL points in the Wellness Store on various health and wellness items, Hawkeye merchandise, and more!

liveWELL Trainings

liveWELL offers workshops focused on wellness topics. These series of classes are offered throughout the year and can also be provided to your building or department.

Recreation Membership Incentive Program

Receive a 50 percent incentive towards your campus recreation membership for participating annually in the Personal Health Assessment and using a campus recreation facility at least four times per month. A recreation membership includes access to five campus fitness facilities, three indoor tracks, two swimming pools, and over 70 group fitness classes per week!

Week of Wellness

Week of Wellness is a local outreach and engagement program for our UI staff to learn about their wellness benefits, attend well-being presentations (virtually and in-person, as conditions allow), participate in challenges, and socially connect with colleagues to discuss well-being topics.

Wellness Ambassadors

Wellness Ambassadors act as liaisons between their departments and UI Wellness. Wellness Ambassadors play a vital role in supporting liveWELL's mission to promote lifestyle improvements that support good health and improve quality of life.

University of Iowa departments can request funding to implement a health and wellness-related initiative or event at the local level.

Wellness Heroes

Wellness Heroes is a recognition program for individual faculty or staff members who inspire others with their behaviors or attitudes around wellness. Nominate a co-worker and they will receive a Wellness Hero recognition award from liveWELL

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