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Well–U Champions

Well-U Champions

Well-U Champions represent a wide spectrum of University of Rochester employees and serve as liaisons between Well-U and University departments. Well-U Champions are primarily responsible for promoting wellness programs to their coworkers, and also play an important role in communicating employee needs and feedback to the Well-U team. Please check with your supervisor before becoming a Champion.


The primary role of Well-U Champions is to enthusiastically promote wellness programs within their department and to encourage participation.

Anticipated Time Commitment

One to two hours per month for at least a one-year period.


  • Distribute promotional materials on upcoming wellness programs and events
  • Announce wellness programs during staff meetings
  • Create a "Health & Wellness Space" or small separate bulletin board with information about wellness and upcoming programs
  • Encourage co-workers to get involved with wellness events
  • Bring feedback and requests from coworkers to Well-U staff
  • Attend quarterly Well-U Champion events
  • Optional: Using Well-U tools and resources, promote and lead walking groups

Become a Champion

Does all of this sound good to you? Sign up to become a Well-U Champion on the enrollment page, then start making your department a better and healthier place to work!

Upcoming Champion Event:
Champion Breakfast – Attend the Well-U Champion breakfast on January 31st in College Town (44 Celebration Drive, room 2007) for a chance to get to know the Well-U team, eat some breakfast, and win some great raffle prizes! Breakfast will be available from 7:30am – 9am, so stop in whenever you can, for as long as you would like! If you plan to attend and have not yet RSVPed, please email to let them know that you will be coming.

Training Documents

Champion Tools