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Employee Health Improvement Program

The Department of Campus Recreation, in partnership with TU Wellness, is excited to be offering an opportunity for the employees of Tulane University to reduce health risk factors and improve overall health through a comprehensive health improvement program that addresses the health risks prevalent in the Tulane University workforce. The first session will begin in April 22, 2019, with info sessions occurring the week of April 15, 2019.

All faculty and staff wishing to participate in the Tulane Faculty/Staff Health Improvement Program will be required to complete the online program application.

Registration for April 2019 has closed. Registration for the next program will begin in July. 

For each round of the 10-week program, all applicants will be entered into a lottery, from which 50 participants total will be chosen for the program. The program will be offered at no cost to participants, if chosen.

The participants will be required to complete the following:

  • 10 week program
  • Attend assigned information session prior to beginning of classes. These information sessions will give participants the complete overview of the program, what to expect, what to bring for each class, etc.

  • Pre and Post program completion of fitness assessment and health metrics conducted by program personal trainers

  • Daily tracking of food and activity through workout log book (provided)

  • 3 training days (classes) per week on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays (total of 30 classes over 10 week program)

  • Attend no less than 27 training classes throughout the full 10 week program (only 3 miss days allowed)

  • Attend 2 of 12 different nutrition class options. Everyone will be invited and encouraged to attend all, but will only be required to attend 2. The nutrition class schedule for the current program is included below:

Date Time Location Topic
Tuesday, February 5 5:45pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Fad Diets
Tuesday, February 12 5:45pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Smart Snacking
Sunday, February 17 11:00am Reily Center, Classroom 108 Adult Weight Management
Tuesday, February 19 12:00pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Mindful Eating
Thursday, February 21 5:30pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Ask The Dietitian
Tuesday, February 26 5:45pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Eating Healthy Out
Thursday, March 7 Cancelled CANCELLED  CANCELLED 
Saturday, March 9 10:00am Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine
(Cap of 24 participants, email fitness@tulane.edu to register)
Cooking Demo (food provided)
Sunday, March 10 5:45pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Meal Planning & Grocery Shopping
Tuesday, March 12 5:30pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Ask The Dietitian
Tuesday, March 19 12:00pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Healthy Habits
Thursday, March 21 6:00pm 1834 Club (LBC) Cooking Demo (food provided)

For more information please contact Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness, Hannah Stiller, at fitness@tulane.edu or 504-314-2864