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Campus Wellness Resources

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation offers a wide range of physical activities for faculty, staff and graduate students from walking groups to group fitness classes, including yoga and Pilates.  The Dillon Gym facilities include squash courts and the Dillon Pool.  Massage therapy is available.  The Stephens Fitness Center at Dillon Gym houses an extensive inventory of equipment.  Membership is required for use of the facilities and most programming and is offered to graduate students for free and to faculty and staff at a reduced price.  Additional fees may also apply.  For more information visit the website http://www.princeton.edu/campusrec.  Additionally, membership and class registration is available online with a Princeton University netID and password at http://www.princeton.edu/campusrec/online-registration/.

Carebridge

The Carebridge Faculty and Staff Assistance Program helps faculty and staff members work through many difficult personal issues such as alcohol and other drug abuse, stress and depression, financial issues, interpersonal relationships, married life, and parenting. The Work Life Resource and Referral Program assists with issues and provides referrals for the following types of services: childcare; eldercare; adoption; time management and life balance; and personal financial management. In addition, employees can access Carebridge’s extensive on-line library of educational materials on a wide variety of topics. For more information, or to use the Carebridge Library, visit the Web site at www.myliferesource.com. Enter the Princeton Client code of TW8AE or you can send e-mail to clientservice@carebridge.com. Carebridge is also available by calling 1-800-437-0911. All Carebridge programs and services are strictly confidential.

Dining Services

Did you know that Today's Menus, in addition to providing the menu for each day of the week in all dining service venues, is also an interactive tool to help you make healthy choices in The Food Gallery in Frist Campus Center?  Use Today's Menu to:

Details may be found on the Dining Services website at www.princeton.edu/foodunder “Nutrition”. You can also access Today’s Menus and Dining Hours of Operation on your mobile device using the Princeton Mobile app. 

Employee Health at UHS

In addition to providing management of work-related illness and injury, assessment of eligibility for disability leave, evaluation for safe return to work, and medical surveillance, Employee Health at University Health Services also provides routine and travel immunizations for faculty and staff as well as blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol screening at any time by appointment. Call 258-5035 for more information or visit http://www.princeton.edu/uhs

Environmental Health and Safety

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety provides technical support, information and training, consultation, and periodic audits of environmental, health and safety practices and regulatory compliance in four broad areas: workplace safety, chemical safety, radiation safety, and biosafety and sanitation.  Call 258-5294 for more information or visit www.princeton.edu/ehs

Health Promotion and Prevention Services at UHS

Professional health educators work to advance the health of all faculty and staff at Princeton University and contribute to the creation of a healthy campus community that supports informed and healthy decision-making, minimizes health disparities, and promotes access to health care services. A wide range of personal and community health issues are addressed, including nutrition, physical fitness, alcohol and other drug abuse, cardiac risk, physical illness, stress, depression, and anxiety. Health promotion services include: 

  • Campus-wide wellness and prevention programs
  • Customized workshops
  • Janet C. Morgan Health and Wellness Library
  • Online health risk assessments
  • Research to assess campus health behaviors
 For more information on wellness programs for faculty and staff, please call 258-5137.

Healthier Princeton listserv

Join the Healthier Princeton Listserv to receive information about health and wellness. To subscribe, send an email to listserv@princeton.edu leaving the subject line blank. In the body of the email, write “Subscribe healthierprinceton [insert your name].” (No quotation marks). You will receive an email with further instructions.

Human Resources

Do you know all the benefit and work/life programs you may be eligible for? Did you know that if you are enrolled in a Princeton healthcare plan, you have access to online resources including registered nurses who are experienced in providing information on a variety of health topics? Contact the Human Resources Benefits office at 258-3302 or visit http://www.princeton.edu/hr/benefits  for more information.

My Health Coach

My Health Coach is a benefits program offered in partnership with TrestleTree, an accredited health transformation organization. My Health Coach provides you and your eligible dependents with free confidential assistance to achieve your health goals. By using My Health Coach, you can work with a personal health professional to help improve your health or manage your medical condition and avoid future risks. To provide easy access to My Health Coach and the option for face-to-face appointments, we have two Health Coaches on campus. You and your eligible dependents have the choice to visit a Health Coach in person or talk with a Health Coach on the telephone.   To make an appointment with a Health Coach, you may call TrestleTree at (866) 237-0973. If you have any questions or would like more information about the program, please contact the Human Resources Benefits Team at (609) 258-3302.

My Medical Expert

My Medical Expert is a benefit program offered in partnership with Best Doctors, a firm recognized for identifying expert physicians to bring best practice medicine to you. My Medical Expert provides you and your eligible dependents the ability to receive personalized medical information from Best Doctors’ network of 53,000 top physicians. This program is confidential and offered at no cost to you. This program is designed to help you make medical decisions with greater confidence and to ensure you are getting the right care.   You may contact Best Doctors at (866) 904-0910 or visit members.bestdoctors.com. If you have any questions or would like more information about the program, please contact the Human Resources Benefits Team at (609) 258-3302.

Disclaimer

This information is provided as an informational resource only and its contents are not intended to be used as a substitute for the advice or services of medical professionals. Consult your medical provider regarding matters related to health including diagnosis and treatment and before beginning any exercise program. Princeton University and University Health Services assume no liability for any individual’s use of or reliance upon any material contained or referenced herein. Additionally, any information regarding Weight Watchers International is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended as an endorsement of Weight Watchers International by UHS or Princeton University.
Copyright 2014 by the trustees of Princeton University
Produced by Health Promotion and Prevention Services, University Health Services and sponsored by the Healthier Princeton Advisory Board, Princeton University.
Editor: Ann Katherine Wagner.
We welcome and appreciate your comments.
Please send your feedback to Kathy Wagner at akwagner@princeton.edu or 258-5137.
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