Worksite Wellness

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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 Room is located in Hyland Hall, Room 1006 and provides a private, cozy space where lactating mothers are welcome to pump or nurse. To gain access to the room simply submit the Hyland Hall Lactation Room Request Form or contact the Online Ed & Tech support Room in Hyland 3001 (262-472-4981 or

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!

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.

12 Steps to Improve Your Sleep

Here are some simple tips for making the sleep of your dreams a nightly reality.

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