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.
You may be interested one of the many health and wellness programs, informational resources, or scheduled wellness events:
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:
- Group Exercise Classes
- Personal Training
- Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Nutrition discovery series
- Ski Discounts
- Wellness Programs (PDF)
Please contact the Biddeford Fitness Center at (207) 602-2282 or Finley Recreation Center at (207) 221-4349 with any questions.
Employee Assistance Program
UNE's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is part of a comprehensive approach to health and wellness. These resources offer confidential support, guidance, and resources that can assist you when you need a little help managing your personal life.
Savory Living offers a healthy eating lifestyle program designed to help reduce inflammation and feel great! Learn how to cook and flavor healthy foods, improve nutrition and change your behavior in this self paced program that is personalized to you. To learn more visit www.savoryliving.com/UNE.
Our Ergonomic Work Station Information (PDF) and our Work Station Exercises (PDF) can help reduce stress on our body and 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.