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Healthy living with Well-U

The University’s award-winning health and wellness program, Well-U, is designed to inspire employees to engage in healthy habits.

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Well-U is committed to helping you live your best life, in and out of work. Whether you want to make changes to your daily routine or you’re seeking out help with life’s challenges, we’re dedicated to connecting our employees to high-quality health and wellness resources, from mental health support to a wealth of educational materials.

Part of your Total Rewards also includes being supported while making health choices. We’re pleased to offer incentives to eligible Well-U participants up to $325 per year through our incentive program.

Explore the pages and content below to understand your wellness benefits. You can also download our Well-U 2024 Program Catalog to learn more. And be sure to subscribe to the Well-U Weekly Wellness newsletter to get the latest updates from the Well-U team!

Well-U’s Spring Wellness Challenge Go Gold is coming in May

Share the excitement of the summer 2024 Olympics in Paris by joining Go Gold. Registration opens on April 17, so gather your team and get to the starting line.

Find details and a promotional video on Go Gold

Free 15 Class Challenge in March

Take any 15 classes throughout the month of March in Studio Sweat onDemand and automatically be entered to win prizes! Learn more here.

Sign up now

Wellness Challenge

Walktober registration open

Join us in October 2023 for Walktober, a 31-day wellness challenge for University employees to improve their health and well-being while enjoying the autumn season’s beauty.

All about Walktober

Wellness Challenge

Well-U Bingo Board

Let’s have some fun! Win a wellness reward from Well-U by checking off each healthy habit activity completed in 2023 on the Well-U Bingo Board. Get Bingo by filling in five spaces in any direction. Once your 2023 Bingo board is completed, scan the QR code in the center square to email Well-U. Please attach a photo of your completed Bingo board and include your employee ID number.

Download the Well-U Bingo Board


Well-U newsletter

Be sure to sign up for Weekly Wellness, a weekly email newsletter from the Well-U team. And encourage your team members to sign up, too!

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Access your free virtual fitness and wellness platform

Put your health and wellness first this year by joining Studio Sweat onDemand—your free virtual fitness platform with over 1,800 classes that you can watch anytime or anywhere.

Join Studio Sweat onDemand

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Innovative Initiatives

Award-winning wellness in the workplace

Named a “Fit-Friendly Workplace” by the American Heart Association for many years, our honors and awards also include:

  • Wealth of Health Award from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and the Rochester Business Journal
  • ShapeUp Award: Honorable mentions in Producer and Innovator categories
  • Next Practice Award from Edington CBIZ

Our campus partners

We work with partners and programs from around the University and community, including:

  • Behavioral Health Partners
  • UR Medicine EAP
  • Center for Community Health & Prevention
  • Center for Employee Wellness
  • University Health Services
  • University Parking & Transportation
  • University Food & Nutrition Services
  • University Fitness Centers

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Contact us

Live your best life with Well-U

Ask Well-U questions by emailing or call us at (585) 273-5240.

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Upcoming Well-U events

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