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Upcoming Events

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Healthy Holiday Challenge

November 22, 2021 – January 2, 2022

This year the Healthy Holiday Challenge will not only encourage faculty and staff to incorporate healthy eating and increased physical activity but really aim at providing mental health resources, tools and challenges to bring you a fresh wave of motivation and strength to keep your life moving forward when you return.

During this six-week challenge, participants will weekly holiday health tips and have the opportunity to participate in the optional weigh in/weigh out component by maintaining your weight or gain no more than 3 pounds to earn a chance to win grand prizes!

Challenge Details

  • Weekly emails with tools and resources to create and sustain healthy habits through the holidays
  • Optional weigh in and weigh out challenge for participants to be entered into the grand prize raffle
  • The first 150 participants will be gifted an incentive prize from HealthNet.

Get Started

  • Register and have the option to self-report your weight by visiting the Healthy Holiday Challenge registration webpage.
  • Choose to receive the weekly holiday health tips and challenges and/or participate in self-reporting weight in and out challenge. If you need assistance weighing in, please contact
  • Receive an incentive from our partnering healthcare providers that will be distributed on campus at a later date and/or mailed

For questions, please contact the Wellness team at