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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 ://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 drug abuse, stress and depression, financial issues, interpersonal relationships, married life, and parenting.  The Work Life Resource and Referral Program assists with concerns about life balance and can provide referrals for childcare, eldercare, adoption, and other services. Flyers are also sent to employees announcing monthly on campus seminars on a variety of topics. In addition, Carebridge offers an extensive on-line library of educational materials.  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/food  under 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 and social workers 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
  • 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 www.princeton.edu/hr/benefits/ for more information .

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. 

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. Design: Laurel Cantor.
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