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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 (Spring/Summer Session: April 22 - June 28)
  • 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 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 

  • Attend no less than 26 training classes throughout the full 10 week program (only 4 miss days allowed)

  • Attend 1 nutrition session and 1 alternative exercise session (listed below).  Everyone is invited to attend all nutrition and alternative exercise sessions, but will only be required to attend 1 of each. 

Date Time Location Topic
Tuesday, May 7 12:00pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Nutrition - Smart Snacking
Thursday, May 16 6:00pm Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108 Alternative Exercise - Urban Hike
Sunday, May 19 11:00am Reily Center, Classroom 108 Nutrition - Fad Diets
Saturday, May 25 10:00am Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108 Alternative Exercise - Biking in New Orleans
Tuesday, May 28 5:45pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Nutrition - Ask the Dietitian
Thursday, May 30 6:00pm Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108 Alternative Exercise - Intro to Canoeing 
Thursday, June 6 5:30pm Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine
(Cap of 24 participants, email fitness@tulane.edu to register)
Nutrition - Cooking Class (food provided)
Saturday, June 8 10:00am Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108 Alternative Exercise - 1/2 Day Paddling Trip
Sunday, June 9 11:00am Reily Center, Classroom 108 Nutrition - Adult Weight Management
Tuesday, June 11 5:45pm Reily Center, Classroom 108 Nutrition - Eating Healthy Out
Thursday, June 13 6:00pm Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108 Alternative Exercise - Intro to Camping 
Thursday, June 20 6:00pm Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108 Alternative Exercise - Intro to Backpacking 

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