Welcome to Wellness@Work at the University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is committed to supporting the well-being of the whole person for all University of Guelph staff and faculty through a comprehensive, integrated, evidence-informed workplace health promotion strategy. The Wellness@Work Advisory Committee helps the University to meet this committment. All staff and faculty are encouraged to participate in Wellness@Work programming and initiatives, and feedback is welcome at any time.

Monthly Calendar and Contest

  • View and register for November events. Dozens of free activities available to enhance your wellness at work. 

  • Wellness@Work is challenging you to pick 3-5 things you will not spend money on for the month of November.  Spend 30 days watching your savings grow!  

Programs

  • The Queer University of Guelph (QUofG) Faculty and Staff Network is a campus community with the goal to provide education, resources, programming and support for employees across the spectrums of gender and sexuality.

  • Do you miss the good old days on the playground? We have the solution for you, Recess League runs weekly with a random sport picked each time inspired by school yard games. Recess League is a great way to have a mental wellness break in the middle of the work day!

  • The Wellness@Work Grant Program is designed to further enhance the physical and psychological health, safety and the quality of life for all faculty and staff.

  • Wellness@Work has partnered with Excellence Canada and Human Resources (Learning & Development) to launch a new leadership program at U of G that fosters cross-campus collaboration and the development of leadership competencies that promote the health and wellness and personal success of employees. 

  • Walking and running can help you overcome withdrawals and cravings while cutting down or quitting smoking. It gets better, when you quit smoking and get active, you’ll have a chance to win a 10.5-inch IPad Pro!

  • U of G offers five different levels of mental health training opportunities for faculty and staff throughout the year, including More Feet on the Ground, Beyond the Books, SafeTALK, Mental Health First Aid and ASIST