A wide range of wellness services are offered through Human Resource Services to UNI faculty and
staff. The UNI Employee Wellness program offers free flu vaccinations, biometric health screenings and smoking cessation services to all
employees. The program also includes an annual Benefits & Wellness fair, on-campus health and wellness challenges and educational
Wellness & Recreation Services also offers employees the opportunity to use the on-site fitness facilities by paying an annual user fee.
Employees have access to fitness and leisure classes, personal trainers, massages, adult and youth swim lessons, CPR and first aid classes,
and over-the-counter products through the Student Health Clinic. Visit UNI Wellness & Recreation Services (WRS) for more information on the
Save the Date
Registration opens December 16, 2013
January 27 – April 4, 2014
Over the course of 10 weeks, teams track activity minutes and/or
weight loss through the Live Healthy Iowa website. This simple and
affordable challenge provides Iowans an opportunity to improve
their health while engaging in a fun, friendly competition. For more information, view the 10 Week Wellness Challenge poster.
More information on registration to follow.
UNI Employee Wellness encourages all employees to participate in a free Biometric Health Screening. This
screening is offered through Wheaton Franciscan Wellness Services. All UNI employees are eligible for one (1) free screening per academic
year. Spouses may sign up for $25 (blood profile only).
Biometric Health Screening clinics will be held on campus on February 14 and May 23. More information on registration to follow.
For more information, please view the FAQs.
The Workplace Local Food Box program is available for UNI employees to purchase subscriptions of fresh, locally-grown food
to have delivered to UNI. Employees can pick up their bag of fresh groceries every Friday from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Gilchrist 007. Please note
that food box subscriptions will not be delivered on December 20, December 27, or January 3. The program will resume normal delivery on Friday,
January 10. If you would like the opportunity to buy fresh, healthy food and support the local community, please register for an account and
place an order through the Iowa Food Hub. Employees can register and start a
food box subscription at any point during the year, but orders should be placed before Friday to receive the following week’s food box.
This program for employees to Buy Fresh, Buy Local is based on the popular Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model. A food box is a bag of groceries filled with milk, meat, eggs, processed products, and produce, featuring products from local growers, creameries, and processors. Each week the food box has different contents.Register Today
For further information about the Workplace Local Food Box Program, please email Rachel Wobeter, Local Food Program
Manager at UNI, at firstname.lastname@example.org.