Wellness Initiative Purpose & Policy

Getting Started

This site was developed in order to help those interested in making progress toward their goals. Because everyone is in a different place there are a variety of resources some main stream and others more alternative in nature. We encourage users of this site to submit articles and/or information they have found helpful in working toward a balanced lifestyle.

Campus Wellness Initiative

The campus Wellness Initiative has been established in conjunction with the Chancellor's Office and many departments on campus. The goal of this initiative is to support the well-being of faculty, staff and students by building community collaboration and bringing awarness to resources on campus that support holistic wellness.  

The Chancellor's Committee on Wellness has been established to review current practices, propose and facilitate wellness programming and promote current opportunities on campus.

Wellness Policy

To support wellness as a UNL priority, all departments/units are encouraged to designate and support a wellness ambassador to create and/or organize wellness initiatives within their area. Wellness activities should reflect one or more of the seven elements of wellness, namely: physical, social, emotional, occupational, spiritual, environmental, and intellectual wellness. Activities could include, but are not limited to, promoting educational campaigns, fostering participation in wellness-related activity, sponsoring health fairs, and facilitating health-related programming (e.g., physical activity, stress management, smoking cessation, or healthy eating). Collaboration among departments is highly recommended.