The University strives to provide a work environment that encourages all employees to lead healthy lifestyles and proactively work toward improving our health. We believe fitness is important for employees in achieving good health, preventing serious disease, and better managing existing health conditions. Prior to participating in any physical activities, please contact your Primary Care Physician for approval.
There is an endless variety of health and wellness information that you may be interested in. For more information to assist your healthy lifestyle choices visit these useful resources.
There are various on-campus health and wellness opportunities (PDF) available to UNE faculty and professional staff. Please contact the Biddeford Fitness Center at (207) 602-2282 or Finley Recreation Center at (207) 221-4349 with any questions.
Incentive Rewards Program
Earn points toward Amazon gift card rewards (up to $120 per calendar year) for making healthy lifestyle choices and engaging in healthy activities.
Both the Biddeford and Portland campuses have fitness facilities available at no cost to all employees. Finley Recreation Center on the Portland campus and the Campus Center in Biddeford offer wellness opportunities including:
Employee Assistance Program
Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) partnership with Cigna will provide a comprehensive approach to health and wellness. Cigna EAP offers confidential support, guidance, and resources that can assist you when you need a little help managing your personal life.
ACCESS Cigna Employee Assistance and Work/Life Support Programs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
1-877-622-4327 or www.myCigna.com
EAP Employer ID: une
Under the Review My Coverage tab, select EAP
A lot of us sit at a desk for extended periods of time and believe it or not this can cause stress on the body. Our Ergonomic Work Station Information (PDF) and our Work Station Exercises (PDF) can help you have a more comfortable day.
If you would like to request an ergonomic evaluation, please have your supervisor contact Cat Martins in HR.
UNE: Tobacco and Smoke-Free
As part of our dedication to promoting a healthy environment, UNE became a 100% tobacco-free and smoke-free campus in 2014.
UNE’s policy makes all University campuses smoke and tobacco-free, including personal vehicles parked on UNE property. Smoking of tobacco or other substances and use of all tobacco products will not be permitted anywhere and anytime on the University campuses.