Friday, December 29, 2023


January is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the new year. liveWELL, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Family Services are excited to support your health and well-being journey in 2024. Individuals who have completed their Personal Health Assessment (PHA) will automatically receive monthly wellness updates, including upcoming well-being programs and resources available at UI. 

Complete your 2024 Personal Health Assessment (PHA)

The first step in getting connected to campus well-being is taking your PHA. This 10-minute, confidential survey provides you the opportunity to reflect on your wellness goals and get connected to services to support your unique goals.  

Once you complete your PHA, you unlock many programs to support your well-being. Get started today!

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Programs to further your well-being after the PHA

Recreation Membership Incentive


UI employees can earn half off their monthly recreation membership fee. To receive this incentive, complete the Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and visit campus recreation facilities at least four times per month. Recreational Services has various amenities for you to utilize including world class facilities, group exercise class/programs, and more. 

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Health Coaching

Accomplish your 2024 well-being goals with a liveWELL Health Coach. A health coach is a free, confidential, non-judgmental partner who supports you with simple and sustainable changes. Work with a coach to create strategies to build and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Health Coaching

Eligible employees in a 50% or greater regular appointment with UI can access up to 5 free individual health coaching sessions per 12 months. Meet with a health coach at the CRWC, University Employee Health Clinic (UEHC), or virtually.

Schedule an appointment now

"Stop putting it off and make an appointment now. You never know what small idea they may have for you that could adjust your behaviors and thoughts enough to kick-start your motivation!” - Tami Diebel, Health Coach Participant

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Group Health Coach Service

train brain

New this year! Gain support in behavior change with the support of a group and a coach. Topics will focus on brain health, stress, nutrition, and physical health throughout the year.  Groups will meet in-person or virtually. 

Train Your Brain is a four session group health coaching program that will help you explore ways to activate your brain to be happier and healthier. Are you tired of feeling distracted or forgetting where you put your keys and phone? Learn strategies to support focus and memory.

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Wednesdays from 12:00-12:45pm on Zoom

  • January 24
  • January 31
  • February 7
  • February 14

Ongoing support from EAP and Family Services

QPR Suicide Prevention Training


Question, Persuade, Respond (QPR) training educates people on how to recognize the warning signs of suicide. In about an hour, participants will gain confidence asking the question, 'Are you having suicidal thoughts? Multiple QPR trainings are available throughout the year. Sign up for a session now in Employee Self-Service, MyTraining.

Register for an upcoming training

Emergency Hardship Fund

Emerg fund

The UI Emergency Hardship Fund supports costs up to $1000 related to an emergency event or crisis, resulting in financial hardship. If you are struggling financially due to an unforeseen hardship event, determine if you are eligible for the program. 

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Back Up Child Care

back up child are

Tis the season for school and childcare closings. Enter back-up child care! The University of Iowa partners with the local childcare center, Handicare, Inc, to provide back-up childcare services in the case your child’s school or childcare program closes intermittently (hello Iowa winters!). Registration paperwork needs to be submitted in advance of securing this service. Learn more about the program and access the required forms.

Get Registered

January Programs

Live Healthy Iowa

Live Healthy Iowa logo

There is still time to register for Live Healthy Iowa's annual 10-Week Wellness Challenge! Gather a team of 2-10 people to track physical activity minutes and compete against teams at the University of Iowa and across the state. Will your team come out on top of the leaderboard?

liveWELL is covering the registration fee for the first 2,000 UI employees who register for the 2024 challenge. Use the group ID and subsidy code to register your team.

Register Your Team