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.

Wellness Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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.

Fitness Facilities

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

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

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

View the Savory Living Introductory Flyer


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.

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