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September

Orientation to the Fitness Center
Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center
Mondays, 8 a.m., 12 p.m., and 5 p.m.
September 12 through December 19, 15-minute orientations to the Stephens Fitness Center will be held every Monday. The orientations will begin at the reception desk in the Stephens Fitness Center. 

FREE Week at Dillon Gym for ALL Faculty and Staff
Monday, September 19 –Sunday, September 25
Campus Recreation invites all Faculty and Staff to enjoy Dillon Gym free for a full Week!  Take advantage of over 50 free classes such as Tennis, Squash, Martial Arts, Belly Dance, TRX, Cycle, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat and more.  Go for a swim, play hoops or check out Stephens Fitness Center.  New this semester: MELT and Barre Fit. Tiger ID required for entry.  Click here for information and schedules. 

Princeton Farmer’s Market
Hinds Plaza, next to Princeton Public Library
Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. through Nov. 19
Includes organic fruits and vegetables, honey, artisan breads, cheeses and live music.  Details available at www.princetonfarmersmarket.com

Tour of the Princeton Farmer’s Market 
Gates in front of Nassau Hall (start of tour)
Thursday, September 22, 12:30 p.m.

The health coaches will conduct a tour of the Princeton Farmer’s Market.  They will discuss the benefits of eating local produce and provide tips on increasing intake of these foods that are so important to maintaining and improving health. Participants will receive a reusable shopping bag and a free healthy gift. The tour starts at 12:30 pm from inside the gates in front of Nassau Hall. Spaces are limited. RSVP to a health coach or by calling 866-237-0973. 

1,000-Point Challenge I
Monday, September 26 – Sunday, October 30
Earn 1,000 points over these five weeks with one minute of physical activity equaling one point to be eligible for your choice of a prize like a t-shirt, tote bag or mug. You do not have to be a member of Dillon Gym nor does the activity have to be performed at Dillon Gym.  Pick up a tracking card at Stephens Fitness Center by Sunday, September 25, or download the card and return it at the end of the five weeks.

October

Blood Pressure Screening I
Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center
Monday, October 3 – Friday, October 7, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
You can have high blood pressure for years without knowing it, but during this time it can damage your heart, blood vessels, kidneys, and other parts of your body.  So, even if you are feeling fine, it is important to know your blood pressure numbers.  Participants can register in the Stephens Fitness Center on the day of the screening. Please wear appropriate clothing (ideally, a short-sleeved shirt). The screening requires participants to have a cuff placed around their upper arm.
 
FluFest
Frist Campus Center, MPRs
October 5 and 6, 10 a.m. –  8 p.m. 
Wednesday, October 12, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Protect yourself against the flu and participate in onsite health screenings. Flu shots will be free to University staff and faculty. Fee for dependents. Visit http://uhs.princeton.edu/flufest for information.
 
Annual Fall Mammography Screening Program
Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 21
Eligible female employees (age 35 or older) will receive more information on this important annual exam for women in early October. For more information, visit http://princeton.edu/hr/benefits/worklife/ mammography/ or email maureenl@princeton.edu.
 
Faculty and Staff Fall Blood Drive
Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Rooms  B & C
Thursday, October 20, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Friday, October 21, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Donors must bring a photo I.D. Register online at: http://www.redcrossblood.org. If you have any questions, call Employee Health at 258-5035.
 
Biometric Health Screening 
Jadwin Gym
Wednesday , October 26,  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Employee Health will be offering free, biometric screenings, including non-fasting test of total cholesterol, HDL and glucose as well as a blood pressure check. 
 

November

Body Composition Screening I
Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center
Monday, Nov. 14 – Friday, Nov. 18, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Body composition is not the same as body weight. Too little or too much body fat can be harmful to your health regardless of your weight. Get this free screening to see where you stand and learn what you can do to maintain a healthy body composition.  Participants can register in the Stephens Fitness Center on the day of the screening. Please wear appropriate clothing (ideally, shorts and a T-shirt). The screening requires measurements of the upper back and mid-thigh (for men) and the back of the upper arm and side of the abdomen (for women).

1,000-Point Challenge I
Monday, November 14 – Sunday, December 18

Earn 1,000 points over these five weeks with one minute of physical activity equaling one point to be eligible for your choice of a prize like a t-shirt, tote bag or mug. You do not have to be a member of Dillon Gym nor does the activity have to be performed at Dillon Gym.  Pick up a tracking card at Stephens Fitness Center by Sunday, November 13, or download the card and return it at the end of the five weeks.  

Printable Wellness Programs for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students