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Well-U Champions

Champion health and wellness in your office or department.

Well-U Champions are the “Well-U Voice” of their department, advocating for all things health and wellness. They represent a wide spectrum of University of Rochester employees, and serve as liaisons between Well-U and University departments and offices.

Well-U Champion responsibilities include:

  • Participating in Well-U programs and attending Champion meetings
  • Promoting wellness events to their coworkers
  • Scheduling Well-U programs for their departments
  • Sharing ideas, feedback, and needs with the Well-U staff
  • Staying up-to-date on all things Well-U, including signing up for the Well-U Weekly Wellness newsletter

How to become a Well-Champion

If you’re interested in serving as a Well-U Champion, here are the steps to take:

  • Check with your supervisor
  • See if there is already a Champion in your department
  • Sign up to be a Well-U Champion
  • Familiarize yourself with the Well-U website and its offerings

Email well-u-info@rochester.edu if you have questions or need help getting started.

Sign up to be a Well-U Champion now

 

Living like a Well-U Champion

Bringing wellness to your department is easy. Well-U offers programs backed by the latest research and best practice methods. Join our existing activities or start something new in your work area using our resources below.

  • Check the Events page to see when the next Live Cooking Demo is and sign up with a few coworkers
  • Encourage lunch buddies to choose Be In Balance foods in Café 601
  • Gather a group together to stop by the UR Farmers Market
  • Instead of bringing in cookies, bring some fresh fruit into the office for coworkers to enjoy
  • Post nutrition tips on your Wellness Board

To request any of these ideas for your department, complete a Department Request Form.

Request a program now

Still not sure where to start? You can schedule a 1:1 phone call with a member of Well-U to help jumpstart some ideas. If interested, please email well-u-info@rochester.edu with times and dates that you are available for a 15-minute phone consultation.

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