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About Employee Wellness

The employee wellness program provides services and resources to support you physically, mentally and emotionally. Our partners include IMPACT SolutionsBe Well SolutionsUniversity Health Services, College of Health and Human Services, and so many more.  Check out the Wellness Resource Guide for a comprehensive listing of our Kent State partners and the vast resources they offer.  You will find a comprehensive calendar of offerings and news below. Don't forget to check out our photo library.

Wellness Rewards

New for 2017 is the Wellness Your Way rewards program! All full-time, benefits-eligible employees are invited to participate in the program that offers incentives for completing certain healthy lifestyle activities. Visit http://www.kent.edu/hr/benefits/wellness-rewards and get started today earning your wellness rewards!

For questions or comments regarding Kent State of Wellness employee wellness programs, please contact Kim Hauge, manager, Employee Wellness at 330-672-7505 or wellness@kent.edu.

 VISIT OUR INTERACTIVE Calendar to sign up for your wellness activities today  

Current Wellness Offerings

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Our wellness calendar includes a variety of physical activities, lunch and learns, special offers (Free Fridays at the Rec, Weight Watchers’ at Work, etc..), bike rides and walk and talks. 

On The Move Challenge

On The Move- KSU among the top 50

In the spring of 2016,  more than 1,100 Kent State University employees participated in the On the Move Challenge, a 12-week national corporate competition.  This competition was like no other in that the points each employee earned made the team (Kent State University) one-step closer to designation as one of the Most Active Employers in the country! Kent State finished in 29th place and received recognition as one of the Top 50 Active Employers.  In 2017, we’re back for more.  Won’t you join Team Kent State?

Smoking Cessation Resources: Ready to Quit?

Coming 7 1 17

All Kent State University campuses will become smoke- and tobacco-free beginning July 1, 2017.  Read on to see the resources available to support your cessation.

Wellness Rewards

Wellness Your Way

Now, wellness has even greater rewards! In 2017, as part of Kent State's Healthy Campus Initiative, all full-time, benefits-eligible employees may earn up to $300 in wellness incentives by simply participating in healthy lifestyle activities.

Our Partners in Wellness

Kent State University is committed to building a healthy campus community. Our wellness partners include IMPACT Solutions, Be Well Solutions, University Health Services, College of Education, Health and Human Services, and more. 

Become a Wellness Ambassador

Do you see yourself as a Kent State role model for health and wellness within your department?  If so, then you should apply to become a Wellness Ambassador!