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Well–U Champions

Wellness 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

Training Documents

2015 Champion Overview

To learn more about the Champion program, please take a moment to view this presentation

Champion Tools