University Human Resources is committed to creating a culture of well-being, where our faculty and staff can lead healthy and fulfilling lives at work and at home. We want to increase the opportunities for you to participate in comprehensive programs that help you achieve well-being in all the aspects of your life: physical, emotional, financial and work/life balance. This site provides a central location for relevant programs, services, and events available at the University and in the community to assist you in achieving your best life . . . starting now!
Are you participating in the USG Well-being Rewards Program through Virgin Pulse? You can now earn up to $200 by participating! And reciept of the COVID-19 vaccine is worth the full $200 in well-being credit. For a list of FAQ about how to earn this credit, click here. You can register for the program at ourwellbeing.usg.edu or by downloading the mobile app from Virgin Pulse and registering your account (Company Name is USG).
FREE health screenings are coming to UGA's main and satellite campuses. Click on your campus below for information on how to sign up to get important information on the state of your well-being!
- UGA Main Campus - Screening on October 21. Registration Deadline is Sept. 30.
- UGA Griffin Campus - Screening on October 26. Registration Deadline is Oct. 5.
- UGA Tifton Campus - Screening on October 27. Registration Deadline is Oct. 6.
- UGA Gwinnett Campus - Screening on November 3. Registration Deadline is Oct. 13
There's a flu clinic coming near you! UGA's School of Pharmacy and the University Health Center are teaming up again this year to offer on-site flu vaccination clinics at convenient locations around campus. To find a location near you, click here. Not finding a clinic near you? You can receive a flu vaccine at the University Health Center any time! Click here for more information. You can earn $10 in well-being credit through the USG Well-being Rewards Program for receiving a flu vaccine.
Learning & Development New Fall Session is currently available. Check out the many well-being workshops, both in person and online, that are available this Fall by going to the Professional Educaion Portal at www.pep.uga.edu and search under "well-being."
Kepro, UGA's Employee Assistance Program, has a NEW website: usg.mylifeexpert.com. To start, go to usg.mylifeexpert.com and enter the company code: USGCares. From there, establish your unique login and password. The site is accessible at your convenience 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Looking for mental health resources? A list of some resouces can be found here.
Want to start a daily mindfulness practice? Join others in the UGA community every day, Monday-Friday, at 9 a.m. for a 10-minute mindulness practice. Join via zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/246032955. Not sure what "mindfulness" is all about? Register for the "Mindfulness 101" live online course in PEP or view the "Mindfulness for Beginners" Linkedin Learning course also found in PEP.
Join the well-being listserv! Receive periodic notices about well-being activities and resources directly to your email by signing up for the wellbeing listserv at listserv.uga.edu and search for "wellbeing." Or email email@example.com and request to be added to the listserv.
Our application to become a well-being champion has closed, but if you are interested in becoming a champion for your college or division, contact the Well-being coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. A list of current Well-being Champions can be found here. If you do not see your college or division listed, please consider volunteering to become a champion for your department! Champions provide support, motivation, and encouragement for UGA faculty and staff to participate in well-being programs, classes, events, and resources. They are eager, determined, and committed to creating an environment that helps individuals achieve their highest and healthiest potential!
Kiz Adams, UGA Well-being Coordinator, email@example.com 706-542-7319
Searching for well-being resources related to the cornovirus pandemic? A list of specially curated resources can be found here.