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Learn about our history, our team and the future of Be Well UC.

To learn more about the Be Well UC program, eligibility, incentives and the portal, please visit the FAQs page.

 

Meet Your Wellness Team:

Our History

Be Well UC has been a long time in the making.  As health care costs rise and we all have additional responsibilities on our plates, the University has recognized a growing need to address health and wellness on campus.  Here are some of the highlights of our history:

  • Initial wellness committee formed in 2011
  • Healthy Living Connection, a first try at connecting on campus efforts, created in 2012
  • Wellness Advisory Committee formed 2014
  • Executive Board approval for Wellness Program spring 2014
  • Request for Proposal submitted spring 2014
  • Portal vendor chosen fall 2014
  • Wellness Coordinator hired April 2015
  • Name chosen May 2015
  • Wellness Ambassadors selected and trained summer 2015
  • Program launched August 2015
Naming Contest Winner

Lauri Nandyal, MD - Naming Contest Winner

Our Mission

Be Well UC will educate, support and empower faculty and staff to make healthy lifestyle choices while building an overall culture of health for our campus and community.

Our Vision/3-Year Plan

Year 1: September 1, 2015-August 31, 2016

  • Launch Program
  • Establish Inaugural Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Implement Wellness Portal
  • Health Screenings and Health Assessments conducted on campus and via portal
  • Provide a diverse set of opportunities to earn incentives and learn about a variety of health and wellness topics
  • Implement coaching strategies
  • Focus Areas: Musculoskeletal disorders and behavioral health (mental wellness/stress management)

Year 2: September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017

  • Provide support/resource group opportunities
  • First incentive premium reduction to reach employees January 2017
  • Focus Areas: behavioral health (mental wellness/stress management)

December 2015: Be Well UC Earns Healthy Ohio Healthy Workplace Bronze Level Award!

Healthy Ohio Healthy Workplace Bronze Winner

Year 3: September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018

Focus Areas: TBD

Have questions?  Visit our FAQs or Contact Us – we’re here to help you succeed!

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