Worksite Wellness
Worksite Wellness

Worksite Wellness Program

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater partners with StayWell to present a worksite wellness program to faculty and staff on campus.

StayWell: WebMD ONE website 

Worksite Wellness Playlist

Find our Spotify playlist here »

Employee Assistance Program

The University’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is FREE to UW System employees, their spouses or significant others, and their dependents. The goal of an Employee Assistance Program is to provide employees with a guide to achieving greater work-life balance and overall health and wellbeing. Our EAP, Kepro, offers services in the areas of: work-life balance, financial assistance, legal assistance, child care assistance, mental health counseling, and much more.

EAP:  https://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/hr/eap

Crisis Hotlines

Psychiatric Emergency:
Calling 911 is Courageous
Inform the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and ask for police officers who are trained in crisis intervention

Mental & Behavioral Crisis Lifeline
800-273-8255 or text ‘HOME’ to 741741,
or Chat

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255, text ‘HOME’ to 741741,
or Chat

LGBT National Hotline
888-843-4564 or Chat

Trans Lifeline
Connect to support, and resources
877-565-8860

Veteran Crisis Line
800-273-8255, press 1, text 838255, or Chat

Current Opportunities

Well Wisconsin Radio

Join your hosts, Morgan Meinen and Allison Budzinski as they discuss mental health and resilience.

Download an informational flyer

Register Here

Open Enrollment

The 2022 Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period is September 27 – October 22, 2021. This is your annual opportunity to enroll in or make changes to most of your benefits. Changes made during ABE are effective January 1, 2022.

Plan now so you are ready for the enrollment period. Find all of the ABE resources on the  ABE web page

Benefits Enrollment Assistance Sessions

A BEAS is a 25- minute one on one appointment with a member of the Benefits Team to address any questions you have  and provide assistance with Open Enrollment. Open Enrollment is from September 27, 2021 – October 22,2021

Sessions will be held from 8:00 am-2:30pm on the following dates:

  • 9/29 (Rock County Campus, HS111D)
  • 10/5 (Whitewater Campus, HY330)
  • 10/13 (Whitewater Campus, HY330)
  • 10/21 (Whitewater Campus, HY330)

When registering for your session, please indicate whether you would like in-person or virtual. Please note, masks are required throughout the entirety of all in-person meetings.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c44acaa2baaffc07-benefits

Shared Services Town Halls

UW System Human Resources is hosting virtual presentations to review the upcoming benefit changes and actions you may need to take. Presentations are scheduled for:

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:00 am
Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 9:00 am
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

To attend a session, click on the link above.  The presentations will be approximately 45 minutes. You will have an opportunity to submit questions during each presentation. If you’re unable to attend, a recording of the presentation will be made available on the  ABE web page .

Well Wisconsin Flu Shot Clinic

Protect yourself this flu season by getting your annual flu vaccination!

The Well Wisconsin Program is offering workplace flu clinics. Flu vaccinations are free and voluntary for all site employees [and spouses] who are enrolled in the State of Wisconsin Insurance Program.

  • You will be required to present your medical ID card at the flu clinic.
  • After you register for your appointment online, your Next Step will be to complete the digital consent form.
    • A link to the digital consent form will be available on the appointment confirmation page and in your confirmation email.
  • Nurses administering the vaccine will wear masks. Participants should follow local ordinances regarding masks.

Date: November 3, 2021
Time: 8:00am – 11:30pm
Location: UW Whitewater at Whitewater, University Center 68 & 69

Date: November 4, 2021
Time: 8:00am – 12:00 noon
Location: UW Whitewater at Rock County, Fireplace Lounge

The vaccination will protect against the four most likely causes of flu illness during the upcoming season, including the H1N1- strain of influenza. The vaccine is preservative-free.

The vaccine is not recommended for the following individuals:

  • Those allergic to eggs or egg products
  • Those who have an active neurological disorder
  • Those with a fever, acute respiratory or other active infection or illness

Download an informational flyer

Staywell/WebMD’s September Employee Sponsored Activity: Sleep Tight, Feel Right

The Employee Sponsored Activity for September is titled "Sleep Tight, Feel Right"! From September 1st- September 28th, you can earn your well-being activity credit by getting a good night's rest. All you have to do is hit the hay and record how you slept for 21 of 28 days of the challenge. Completion of your well-being activity, plus the health assessment and a health check, earns you $150.

Visit this link to sign up soon. The challenge kicks off on September 1st!

WINGO

We still have spots available for our annual WINGO card! We encourage all staff members to sign up and benefit from the wellness activities and prizes. Please contact  Benefits@uww.edu to sign up. Complete your full card by Friday, November 5th to claim a Warhawk Wellness baseball cap!

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 19

    Open Enrollment
    This year open enrollment will be held from September 27th- October 22nd.

  • Oct 20

    Open Enrollment
    This year open enrollment will be held from September 27th- October 22nd.

  • Oct 21

    Open Enrollment
    This year open enrollment will be held from September 27th- October 22nd.

  • Oct 22

    Open Enrollment
    This year open enrollment will be held from September 27th- October 22nd.

  • Nov 10

    Visualize your Wellness Workshop
    Join us for the third workshop of our wellness trilogy facilitated by Angie Alesci! We hop...