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Wellness Works

  • Wellness Works is a campus wellness program for faculty and staff members. The mission of the Wellness Works program is to help IUP employees and their families improve their quality of life by providing information on health and wellness and by sponsoring health and wellness activities and programs. 

    Wellness Opportunities  

    Get Healthy: Know Your Numbers Wellness Screenings

    The fifth annual Know Your Numbers wellness screening period will be held September 1 through December 31, 2017, for PEBTF participants. Visit PEBTF for more information.

    • Only employees, not spouses/domestic partners, have to participate to earn the savings.

    On-site screenings will be held on September 6, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Suites on Pratt , Room G-13 . Online registration is easy! Beginning August 1, 2017, you may register online by visiting the PEBTF website and clicking on the Get Healthy logo and then by following the directions to register for an on-site event. 

    Journey to LEAN: Lifelong Exercise and Nutrition (open to all IUP employees)

    In partnership with IRMC , LEAN will begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, and will be held one time per week from  12:00 to 1:00 p.m . in the Conemaugh Room at the HUB .

     Join IRMC for this 12-week, weight management course that includes:

    • Pre and Post Biometric screenings (weight, waist measurement, body fat, blood pressure, and BMI)
    • 60-minute sessions that include nutrition, behavior change, and take-home workouts 
    • Personalized eating plan
    • Grocery store tour
    • Led by professional experts

    Register online using invitation code: IUPwellness2017

    Lunch 'N Learn Series:

    In partnership with IRMC, a three-month series of health and wellness topics will be presented to the IUP campus community one time each month by IRMC wellness professionals.

    1. Quit the Sit: Monday, September 18, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m. in the Conemaugh Room at the HUB
    2. All Stressed Up and Nowhere To Go: Monday, October 9, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m. in the Conemaugh Room at the HUB
    3. Overwhelmed: Monday, November 6, 2017, 12:00–1:00 p.m. in the Conemaugh Room at the HUB.

    Register online using invitation code: IUPwellness2017

    Faculty, coaches, manager, SPFPA, and OPEIU members are eligible to earn Healthy U points for participation in these programs.

    Healthy U

    Faculty, managers, SPFPA, OPEIU, and coaches and their covered spouse/same-sex domestic partner who are enrolled in the Highmark PPO plan can also earn Healthy U Points through participation in certain campus and community wellness programs. Follow this link for information on the Healthy U program.

    Faculty and staff members are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resources, 724-357-2431, with information on any wellness opportunities on campus or in the community.

    Campus/Community Health and Wellness Resources: