Be Healthier, Feel Better, Save Money
University employees who complete the WellU requirements may be eligible to receive a discount on their health insurance premium.
How Can I Participate in WellU?
University employees who complete the WellU requirements receive a discount on their cost of enrollment in the University's Employee Health Care Plan of up to $40 per month. If the rate is less than $40 per month, WellU participants will pay $0. If you have questions about the WellU program please contact Human Resources at 801-581-7447 or email WellU@utah.edu.
Please NOTE: WellU is run by the University Benefits Department, not PEAK Health & Fitness Center. PEAK is thrilled to partner with WellU to offer some amazing services that will help you to qualify to receive the insurance premium discount. If you have questions about the WellU program, you can reach the Benefits Department at 801-581-2169.
The WellU program will pay the cost (all or as shown) of ONE option per benefit-eligible employee. The services listed below count toward the WellU requirements to receive an insurance premium discount for the next fiscal year!
|Offerings||Length||WellU Member Cost|
|Nutrition Consultation||60 Minutes||FREE|
|Personal Training||60 Minutes||FREE|
|Health Coach Consultation||60 Minutes||FREE|
|Fitness Assessment (call for availability)||60 Minutes||$30|
|Bod Pod Assessment||30 Minutes||$15|
|Fitness Classes (can be arranged at your location with group interest)||variable||variable|
|Intensive Lifestyle Program||12 weeks||$25|
|Nutrition Workshop (can be arranged at your location with group interest)||60 Minutes||FREE|
|CDC- Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program||Once a month for 12 months||$50|
|Everyday Mindfulness||2 hours||$25|
|Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction||2 hours for 8 weeks||$100|
|Self-Compassion Series||Two 90 minute courses||$25 for employees|
If you choose one of the Health Care Provider options to receive the discount, your spouse or dependent over age 18 may use your PEAK option. Use of the option by your spouse or dependent will not count as completion of a Wellness Activity for the WellU Program.
PEAK WellU Services
July 2022- June 2023
WellU will pay the cost of ONE option per benefit-eligible employee.
You will receive communication one to two days prior to your appointment to ask if you would prefer to meet via Zoom (virtually) or by telephone.
Health Coach Consultation
Health coaches work with individuals who wish to adopt lifestyle changes that will help them reach their short- and long-term goals for satisfying and healthful lives.
Health coaching may include:
- integration of spectrum of health needs;
- assisting individuals navigate through biometric results and developing a plan to address needs for change;
- developing an action plan for health goals/goal setting and tracking, help clarify their health goals, and implement and sustain behaviors, lifestyles, and attitudes that are conducive to optimal health.
The nutrition consultations offered through the WellU program help individuals improve their overall health by improving their diet. Whether you need simple nutrition guidance or have a specific concern, our staff of nutrition specialists can help you reach your nutrition goals.
In addition to general and preventive nutrition consultations we have several specialty areas to help you including:
- family/child health and nutrition,
- sports nutrition,
- hypertension control,
- cholesterol lowering,
- weight loss and maintenance,
- cardiovascular nutrition,
- bone health,
- diabetes management, and
Personal Training/Exercise Prescription
Personal training is one of the most safe and effective ways to improve your health and fitness. When you take advantage of this service, you are provided with a personal exercise program and 60-minutes of one-on-one guidance from an educated fitness professional.
Our personal trainers rely on evidence-based practices to safely guide you on your journey to better:
- cardiovascular fitness,
- muscular strength and endurance, and
Virtual Everyday Mindfulness Classes
Everyday mindfulness participants will practice accessing their own innate capacity for mindful awareness and experience how this capacity can support living life with more health, happiness, and wisdom.
Regular Price = $99 (WellU employees WellU employees receive a $74 discount, please email email@example.com for coupon code.)
Online Diabetes Prevention Program
The Diabetes Prevention Program is a 12-month CDC-recognized lifestyle change program focusing on healthy eating and physical activity.
Research shows that people with pre-diabetes who take part in a structured lifestyle change program can cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58 percent (71 percent for people over 60 years old).
To register, please email DPP@utah.edu.
*If you choose not to take advantage of your two no-cost services during each plan year, your spouse or dependent over age 18 may use one or both of your remaining Passport options. Use of the Passport options by your spouse or dependent will not qualify for the WellU Program participation discount.
Want Your Team Well, Too?
PEAK Health & Fitness is offering wellness consultative services to help with that! Check out the options below that come to you and your team for free or at deeply discounted prices. If you have any questions, please contatct us at 801-585-7325.
Additional Group Wellness Activities
Our wellness experts bring these services to you, whether it's during a weekly team meeting or a scheduled retreat. Please note that these do not count toward WellU wellness activities.
|Offerings||Length||WellU Member Cost|
|Wellness Consultation (speak with a wellness expert about options that best meet your team's needs)||30-45 Minutes||FREE|
|Introductory Mindfulness Activity||20-30 Minutes||FREE|
|Movement Break Activity||10 Minutes||FREE|
|Department-Specific Wellness Challenges||variable||variable|
|Fitness or Nutrition Activity||60 Minutes||$70|
|Mindfulness Session||60 Minutes||$70|
|Other Customized Wellness Presentations||60 Minutes||$70|
|Half-Day Retreat (up to 20 participants)||5 hours||$770 + $20 per person for food|
|Full-Day Retreat (up to 20 participants)||7.5 hours||$925 + $25 per person for food|
Please NOTE: WellU is run by the University Benefits Department, not PEAK. PEAK is thrilled to partner with WellU to offer some amazing services that will help you to qualify to receive the insurance premium discount. If you have questions about the WellU program, you can reach the Benefits Department at 801-581-2169
If you have questions about the WellU program please contact the Benefits Department at 801-581-7447 or email WellU@utah.edu.