Worksite Wellness
Worksite Wellness

Helpful Tools

UW-W Blood Pressure Kiosk

Visit the Healthbot Wellness Station, which is located next to the staircase leading to the Student Activities and Involvement area. The station allows you to check your blood pressure, heart rate, Body Mass Index (BMI), and weight. It's easy to use and takes just a few minutes!

UW-W Andersen Library

Employees can also borrow fitness DVDs, CDs, video games and books. The Library also provides informal “walking tracks” on the 1st and 3rd floors for those looking to get their steps in during inclement weather.

UW-W Lactation Room

UW-Whitewater's Lactation Rooms are located in Hyland Hall, Room 1006, UC65, McCutchan Hall Room 318 along with a Lactation Pod located on the 4th floor of Laurentide Hall. These locations provide a private, cozy space where lactating mothers are welcome to pump or nurse. To gain access to the room located in Hyland Hall, simply submit the Hyland Hall Lactation Room Request Form or contact the Online Ed & Tech support Room in Hyland 3001 (262-472-4981 or To request access to the room in McCutchan Hall please contact Maureen Quass at 262-472-6733 or To book the Pod in Laurentide Hall, please locate the mobile app listed on the Pod door and download for use.

Rock County Campus Lactation Room

The Lactation Room is located in Williams Hall, lower level, W21 and is available to staff and students.

This room provides a private, cozy space where lactating mothers are welcome to pump or nurse. The room includes electricity, a sink, and a small refridgerator for milk storage. 

To reserve the room, please contact Tanja Anderson, Campus Administrative Specialist or (608) 898 - 5039

Please see this link for UW-Whitewater's Breast Feeding policy

Winther Counseling Services

Winther Counseling Services (WCS) is located in Winther Hall 3004 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Winther Counseling Services are staffed by UW-Whitewater graduate students working toward their Master of Science (Counseling) degree. University student and staff as well as children, adolescents, adults, couples and family in the community can utilize the counseling services at Winther Counselign Services. For more infromation, visit the Winther Counseling Services page.

Professional Development & Perks of Working at UW-Whitewater

Check out this list of personal development opportunities and additional perks for being an employee at UW-Whitewater!

Desk Stretches

Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Here are some stretches to get you up and moving!

ADRC: Aging and Disability Resource Center of Walworth County

They have a variety of Medicare Workshops available along with many other helpful services. Visit their website at for more information.

Tobacco Cessation

For free assistance and a customized quit plan, call the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT NOW.  The Quit Line provides free one-on-one phone counseling and information, local cessation program referrals, and starter packs of quit smoking medications like nicotine gum, patches, and lozenges.  Learn more about how the  Quit Line can help you become tobacco free.

Outdoor Fitness Equipment

Try out the new cardio and weight equipment located in Starin Park next to campus. It is free and open to all.

City of Whitewater Parks & Recreation

Check out their website for a variety of fitness classes, adult sport leagues, and special events.

Feel Better Blog
Ann Garvin is a UW-W Professor of health, physical education, recreation and coaching.

Relaxation Room

Take time to relax, reflect and meditate in the Relaxation Room:  Relaxation Room

U Matter Toolkit Resources

U Matter Toolkit

Create Mattering at Work Supervisor Workbook

Create Mattering Skill Building Workshop Presentation

Create Mattering Organizational Assessment

N.A.N. Card

Purpose Statement Template

Supervisor Table Top Exercise Script

Whitewater City Market

The Whitewater City Market will be held every Tuesday May-October from 4 - 7pm at Cravath Lakefront. Vendors include local produce, baked goods, cheese, honey, Sweet Spot, Black Sheep, Casual Joes, live music and much more! Like their  Facebook page and check out their  website.

UW-W Williams Center

Employees can purchase a weight room membership for the same price as students purchase a membership.  The Williams Center offers open recreation hours that faculty/staff can walk on the indoor track, play racquetball, or swim as long as they have their Hawk Card with them.

Click here to find out information about their hours, group fitness classes, and pricing.

Walking at UW-Whitewater

Want to get your 10,000 steps in today? Follow this walking map with steps to find the route on campus that works for you!

Find tips and tools for everything from your mental and physical health, to friendships and finding balance. It's all here at UW-Whitewater. Get started here!