UCI Wellness Programs & Events

UCI Wellness Ambassadors

UCI Wellness Ambassador Program - Ongoing
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.

SSIHI Wellbeing Services

Virtual Well-Being Initiative - Ongoing
The Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute (SSIHI) Well-being Initiative provides free virtual support services for UCI and UCI Health employees including Mindfulness & Meditation, Guided Acupressure, Stress Management Strategies, Nutrition, and Wellness Education.

Faculty Wellness

UCI Health Faculty Wellness Program - Ongoing
A joint-collaborative effort between the UCI School of Medicine and Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute for UCI Health Faculty. Ongoing wellness program efforts for UCI Health Faculty include the Faulty Resource and Mentorship Program, Interactive Screen Program and Mindfulness Courses.

New Year New You

New Year, New You Challenge - Fall 2020/Winter 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.

fit squad

Fit Squad - Fitness Program - Summer 2021
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.

UCI Diabetes Prevention Program

UCI Diabetes Prevention Program - Fall 2021
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.

Step Up UCI

Step Up UCI - Walking Program - Winter 2022
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.

IM Sports

Staff Intramural Sports - On Hold for 2021
Intramural staff leagues offered each quarter with various sports at both the UCI Campus and Medical Center. All levels welcome.

Self Defense

Self Defense - On Hold for 2021
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.