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Employee Perks

Check out the perks of working at UWO

 

Equally Prepared: Financial Planning for the LGBTQ Community

Tuesday, June 23, 2020; 11:00am Register Here for the live webinar presented by TIAA; sign in and click on the webinar in the list You can learn about the specific challenges faced by the LGBTQ community - both financial and legislative, even with the U.S. Supreme...

Violence in the Workplace: Are you Prepared?

Register Here for the live webinar presented by FEI; Username SOWI   Workplace violence has been escalating across the U.S. According to OSHA, employers are responsible for creating a safe work environment. In this session, we’ll discuss how to conduct a risk...

Planning for Diminished Capacity and Illness

Tuesday, June 16, 2020; 12noon CST Register Here for the live webinar presented by TIAA Aging can change many things in a person’s life, including the ability to manage one’s own money. You can learn about the important documents you should consider putting in place,...

Need to Talk with a Benefits Specialist?

Feel free to call Jodi directly at 920.424.2070, email her at benefits@uwosh.edu, or schedule an appointment via the online benefits scheduler. You can choose whether you would like your appointment to be virtual or via phone. She is currently not conducting in-person...

Coronavirus Update for Employees

Please see the information page

Send us your ideas!

We are constantly looking for ideas and initiatives to promote and establish on campus. Please share your ideas with us at benefits@uwosh.edu

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UW Oshkosh values the health and overall well-being of its employees. The university supports each staff and faculty member’s quest to become an overall healthier individual by providing access to wellness programs that encompass all dimensions of well-being: Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Intellectual, Occupational, Physical, Social, and Spiritual. Information related to UW Oshkosh campus based and UW System-wide based programs are available to our employees below.

 

Campus-wide wellness initiatives

Gardening Program

As part of the faculty and staff wellness initiatives, the Gardening Program will engage interested employees in assisting to enhance the beautification of campus (Oshkosh, Fox Valley, and/or Fond du Lac as able). This would be voluntary and include activities such as dead heading plants, weeding designated areas, seed collection, planting, and dividing plants. Click here to view the gardening program guidelines or register here to participate

Maintaining Well-Being – Free Webinars

In order to live well, you have to take care of the different areas of your well-being. One of the ways you can begin to do that is by building your knowledge through webinars! Click here for a list of free webinars open to all employees. Registration is required. Different webinars will be provided each month and many will remain available after the live session date.

Step It Up Program Challenge

The campus community is invited and encouraged to join our collaborative steps program! This program
is co-sponsored by the UW Credit Union. This is a 5-week program that simply asks participants to track
their step counts each day. Participants will be a part of a supportive group during the program.
Individual achievements will be recognized each week as well as recognition for the most steps at the
end of the program. Participants are supplied a pedometer if needed. Watch your email for the next
challenge!

 

Employee Assistance Program – EAP

The EAP provides an array of free and confidential services for employees experiencing personal or work related problems. These may include:

Relationships: Caregiving, College Life, Military Life, Parenting, Interpersonal Relationships
Emotional Wellbeing: Addiction, Anxiety, Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grieve & Loss, Suicide, Stress
Financial: Banking & Credit, Budgeting, Debt & Bankruptcy, Education, Identity Theft, Taxes
Health: Allergies, Cancer, Cold & Flu, Dieting & Fitness, Recipes, Smoking, Safety, Skin Health, Diabetes
Legal: Cars & Tickets, Divorce  & Child Custody, Insurance, Immigration, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Wills & Estates
Workplace: Effective Communication Managing Work & Family

Call a counselor or coach anytime, 24/7, every day of the year at (866) 274- 4723 To obtain education information, useful links, help locating child and elder care providers, and self-assessment tests visit FEIEAP.com. (Username: SOWI)

 

Healthy Titans

The Healthy Titans Fitness program is open to all University of Wisconsin Oshkosh employees, spouses/domestic partners and retirees. It offers access to the Albee Fitness and Strength Training Center, personal training services provided by student fitness specialists as well as a wide variety of group exercise classes including cycling, yoga, core conditioning, interval training, and TRX®. Options are available each semester as well as during the summer to meet your fitness needs. To find out more about our program options or to register, click here!

 

StayWell Wellness Portal

StayWell is an independent provider of health promotion programs and services. StayWell specializes in helping organizations improve the health and well-being of their participants. Since 1978 StayWell has designed and managed programs for employers throughout the United States.

The StayWell wellness portal is available to employees, retirees and their spouses enrolled in the State of Wisconsin or Wisconsin Public Employers Group Health Insurance Programs. Access is based on the effective dates of your health insurance coverage. The StayWell wellness portal is not available to children or other dependents of the employee enrolled in State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program. The services available to you through StayWell, including individual confidential health coaching and all of the tools in the portal, are provided at no cost to you.

StayWell offers the Well Wisconsin Incentive, a $150 uniform wellness incentive available to employees, retirees and their spouses currently enrolled in the State of Wisconsin or Wisconsin Public Employers Group Health Insurance Programs.

Complete a health screening, the StayWell health assessment, and a StayWell well-being activity to earn the $150 gift card. You can complete these steps via your StayWell wellness portal account.

To access your StayWell Portal, click here.

 

Additional Resources

YMCA Corporate Discount

A 10 percent corporate discount on an adult, family or single family membership fee is available to all full-time University faculty and staff members who elect to enroll in the program. The YMCA offers a convenient monthly payment option and no contracts. Bring along your UW Oshkosh TitanCard ID or paystub for employment verification.

Garden to Doorstep Organics

Garden to Doorstep Organics, a local family business, will deliver fresh organic fruits and veggies right to you at home or at work each week.

Smoking Cessation 

CDC: How to Quit Smoking

Drug Rehab and Addiction Recovery Resources

Nutrition

Choose My Plate

Nutrition.gov is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Fitness

American Council on Exercise

Go4Life: National Institute on Aging at NIH

Financial

America Saves

Choose To Save

  Phone:  (920) 424-1166

  Fax: (920) 424- 2021

  Email: hroffice@uwosh.edu

Monday - Friday 7:45AM - 4:30PM

  Dempsey Hall 328
800 Algoma Blvd. 
Oshkosh, WI 54901