UCI Wellness Programs & Events

New Year New You

New Year, New You Challenge - NEW for 2021
6-week long email-based program designed to challenge employees to set intentions and try something new. Whether your focus is on physical well-being, emotional health, financial wellness, or something else, join your colleagues in setting weekly intentions and making whole-person wellness a priority for 2021. Register Now. Challenge starts Jan. 25, 2021.

UCI Wellness Ambassadors

UCI Wellness Ambassador Program
Play an important role in creating a healthy work environment and culture at the Main UCI Campus and UC Irvine Medical Center by becoming a Wellness Ambassador. Wellness Ambassadors are employees who care about their personal well-being and the well-being of others. If you have enthusiasm and passion for wellness, then be part of our team to help create a healthier UCI.

UCI Diabetes Prevention Program

UCI Diabetes Prevention Program
A year-long, onsite Center for Disease (CDC) recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) proven to reduce the risk of diabetes. The program follows the Prevent T2 Curriculum and is FREE to all qualified UCI employees.

fit squad

Fit Squad - Fitness Program
A fitness program designed to get you moving. Join your UCI co-workers for a quick, convenient workout during your work-week. Workouts for UCI Faculty & Staff are offered at different times at all UCI locations. Register for the 10-week class series. Fee Required. Workouts include classes such as Yoga, Zumba, and Stretching.

IM Sports

Staff Intramural Sports
Intramural staff leagues offered each quarter with various sports at both the UCI Campus and Medical Center. All levels welcome. 2020 leagues include: Winter - Basketball, Spring - Virtual e-Sports, Summer - NEW: Virtual Sports Jeopardy, Fall - Trivia

Self Defense

Self Defense
A hands on 5-week program series in which employees can learn and apply personal safety concepts including situational awareness, self-defense tools, accurate threat assessment, and practical defense.

Step Up UCI

Step Up UCI - Walking Program
Annual walking incentive program designed to encourage better health by increasing your typical daily activity. Log steps to earn incentives. Participate individual or as a team.

UC Walks

UC Walks / UCI Wellness and Safety Fair - 2020 CANCELED
Annual walking event established in 2010 as a UC systemwide event that helps build community and spirit throughout the UC system by encouraging faculty, staff, and retirees at all UC Locations to take time out of their day to walk. Event includes interactive and informational Wellness and Safety Fair booths.

UC Irvine Health

UCI Health Weight Management Program*
The UC Irvine Health Weight Management Program has helped thousands of people lose weight and keep it off by helping them practice the skills they need to succeed for life. Join a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians and behavioral health educators ready to help you achieve your goals. *UCI Health Weight Management Fee Required.

Weight Watchers at Work

Weight Watchers at Work Program*
Multiple, Weekly Weight Watchers meetings held on the UCI Campus and UC Irvine Medical Center. Search for a location near you, or request for a new location to be added. *Weight Watchers Series fees apply