Be Healthier, Feel Better, Save Money

The deadline for completing the WellU requirements has been extended to at least September 1, 2020. Please see the Benefits News and Information page for updates and additional information.

University employees who complete the WellU requirements may be eligible to receive a discount on their health insurance premium.

View the campus HR website.

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.

How Can I Participate in WellU?

To participate in the WellU Program during the 2020/2021 Plan Year, complete the WellU requirements before September 1, 2020:

WellU Wellness Program Flyer — Completions July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

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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.

Individual Options

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
Biometric Screening (with fasting blood glucose) 15 Minutes $30
Biometric Screening (with hemoglobin A1c) 15 Minutes $45
Fitness Classes (can be arranged at your location with group interest) variable variable
Intensive Lifestyle Program 12 weeks $25 with code ILP25
Tobacco Cessation Program and Coaching variable, call for more information FREE
Nutrition Workshop (can be arranged at your location with group interest) 60 Minutes FREE with code wellu
CDC- Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program Once a month for 12 months $50
Everyday Mindfulness 2 hours $25 - use code mindful
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 2 hours for 8 weeks $100 - use code wellu-MBSR

PEAK Health and Fitness
HPER East 217
801-585-7325

Skaggs Patient Wellness Center
530 Wakara Way
801-213-8720

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 2019-June 2020.

WellU will pay the cost of ONE option per benefit eligible employee.

UPDATE: As of March 12, 2020 all appointments will be virtual or by telephone until further notice.

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.

Virtual/Telephone Appointments

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.

Nutrition Consultation

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
  • others.

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
  • flexibility.

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 resiliencycenter@hsc.utah.edu 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.

Give us a call today so you and your team can be well this fall semester! 801-585-7325

In addition to all the current WellU benefits that you and your team can enjoy, this year, we're adding these team-focused offerings. If you have any questions, please send us a message and we'd be happy to help!

Group Offerings

Our wellness experts bring these services to you, whether it's during a weekly team meeting or a scheduled retreat.

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.