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Wellness is a multidimensional state of being that describes the process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more positive existence. In order to be well it takes much more than nutrition and physical activity. True wellness is a full integration of all of the following states of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, occupational, environmental, social, and spiritual. Each one of these dimensions interacts in a way that influences our own quality of life.

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Get Involved

The HealthPoint Wellness Program offers several ways to get involved. If you would like to join one of the following committees, please contact Healthpoint.wellness@austin.utexas.edu.

  • The Bites of Wellness Committee helps plan the calendar of wellness speakers for this lunch and learn series.
  • The Farm-to-Work Committee helps coordinate and evaluate the program.
  • The Healthy Dining Workgroup strives to create and promote healthy eating options on campus.

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Wellness Programs and Events:

Lifecare - provides UT Austin benefits eligible employees and their family members access to an array of work-life resource and referral services.

Living Well Health Platform - develop your personal wellness program with resources to help improve, maintain, or learn more about your health.

Farm-to-Work [PDF] - Through the Farm-to-work (FTW) program, the sustainable Food Center (a local non-profit) is connecting UT Austin to local farmers to provide fresh, local produce to faculty and staff on a weekly basis.

Points of Health - areas across campus to help you more conveniently integrate healthy practices into your everyday work life.

UTell - Tell your wellness story. It’s challenging to start and maintain healthy habits, but success is all around us. Read some examples of how your coworkers have done it.

HealthPoint Wellness programs are made possible with funding from UT Austin Human Resources, UT System LivingWell, and grants.