Smokefree Smartphone Apps provides a set of smartphone apps, available on different platforms, that could help you in your efforts to quit smoking:

  • QuitSTART

    Track your cravings, monitor your progress, and identify your smoking triggers; Upload reminders to use during challenging times.

  • QuitPal

    Set a quit date, financial goals, and reminders; Create a video diary; Connect to social networks.

  • QuitGuide

    Get insight into what to expect when you quit; Search for information and share it on social media.

Homecoming 5K on November 12

Homecoming 5K Run

Join us at Residence Hall West (RHW) on November 12 for the Homecoming 5K run! Check in online or on the night of the race between 7:00-7:45 p.m. The race itself begins at 8:00 p.m. The first 225 runners will receive a free Dri-Fit t-shirt, and all competitors are welcome to snacks and water after the race, while supplies last.

Please contact Cris McAlpine for more information.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 528KB)

Diabetes Awareness Lunch-and-Learn on November 4

Join James Hawkins, Lecturer with the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at UT Dallas, for a Diabetes Awareness Lunch-and-Learn from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on November 4 in Galaxy Rooms A and B (SU 2.602.)

Be among the first 60 people to RSVP with by November 1 and get a free lunch and drink!

Download the Flyer (PDF, 1.17MB)

Mammograms on Campus, November 14

Call 214.645.2560 or 866.277.0710 to schedule a mammogram with the UT Southwestern Mobile Mammography Unit when comes to UT Dallas on November 14. The Mobile Mammography Unit will be performing mammograms from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by the north side of the Activity Center (AB) on Drive A. These appointments are available to all UTD faculty, staff, and their spouses. Please have your health insurance information ready when you call.

Remember to bring your photo ID and health insurance card to your appointment.

The results of your mammogram will be sent to your home in a pink envelope.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 282KB)

Free Flu Shots for Employees on October 30-31

Online registration for the free UT Dallas 2014 Flu Shot Clinic is open. Please take a moment to review the information and schedule in the clinic flier (PDF, 179KB) and sign up for an appointment online.

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email message with a link for you to download and print the required consent form.

Please fill out and bring the completed consent form with you to the flu shot clinic, along with your insurance card, Comet Card, and driver’s license.

Dental Hygiene Lunch-and-Learn on October 23

Join the UT Dallas Wellness Committee on October 23, 2014 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Student Union Galaxy Rooms (SU 2.602) for a lunch-and-learn focusing on Dental Hygiene.

Vicki Harden, with Delta Dental, will share tips and information to help keep your mouth and your body healthy.

RSVP to by October 17 to reserve your free lunch.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 210KB)

Dallas Heart Walk on September 13

Help UT Dallas raise $5,000 for cardiovascular research and educational programs by joining our 2014 Dallas Heart Walk team. Please contact Nora Pena ( for details on this year’s walk. If you’d prefer to just donate directly, you may donate through our team page, “Human Resources UT,” on the American Heart Association web site.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 595KB)

Annual Benefits Fair on July 11

Stop by the the Student Union Galaxy Rooms (SU 2.602) on Friday, July 11, to meet your health benefit providers, attend provider presentations, and learn about the services available to you through the UT Dallas Activity Center and Comet Discount Program. The 2014-2015 Annual Benefits Fair runs all day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 355KB)

Corporate Challenge Kickoff & Registration

Registration for the 2014 Corporate Challenge kicks off Wednesday, June 25, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., by the Plinth in front of the Student Union (SU.) There will be free food. Bring friends, sign up!

Download the Flyer (PDF, 388KB)

Walk 10 for 10 on May 1

Join us in kicking-off the 2014 UT System Physical Activity Challenge “Living Well, Moving Well” by walking 10 minutes at 10:00 a.m. around the UT Dallas south mall. Meet us by the trellis at the plinth.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 347KB)

Cancer Awareness Lunch-and-Learn on May 2

Dr. Steven Le will discuss skin cancer on Friday, May 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Galaxy Room C (SU 2.602.) A free lunch will be provided.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 101KB)

2014 UT System Physical Activity Challenge to Begin May 1

Registration is now open for the 2014 UT System Physical Activity Challenge “Living Well, Moving Well” —an employee wellness competition between all system institutions that runs from May 1 to June 12, 2014.

During the six-week period, participants are challenged to complete the Living Well Health Platform Assessment and log 50,000 steps per week or the equivalent in physical activity. UT Dallas will be competing for the coveted UT System Physical Activity Challenge “Living Well, Moving Well” Traveling Trophy, and will kick off the challenge on May 1 at 10:00 a.m. with a 10-minute walk around the south mall, starting under the Trellis at the Plinth.

Learn more and sign up today to get a free pedometer while supplies last!

Employee Assistance Program Lunch-and-Learn on April 15

Join the UT Dallas Wellness Committee from noon to 1:00 p.m. on April 15 in the Student Union Galaxy Rooms (SU 2.602) for a lunch-and-learn that will offer a complete overview of the UT Dallas Employee Assistance Program (EAP.) Learn how you and your family can benefit from the program and utilize its resources to help create a healthy balance between personal and work life. Lunch will be provided.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 270KB)

Get Your Pedometers, While They Last!

2014 UT System Physical Activity Challenge Pedometers will be distributed on:

  • April 15 2014

    1:00–1:30 p.m.

    Galaxy Rooms A & B (SU 2.602)

    After the EAP Lunch-and-Learn

  • May 1 2014

    10:00–10:30 a.m.

    South Mall Trellis at the Plinth

    At the UT System PAC Kick-Off

Thereafter, pedometers will be available on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Office of Human Resources (AD 2.208.)

Registration is required.

Off-campus sites: Please contact Nora M. Pena (972.883.4559 / to schedule a pedometer delivery.

Physical Activity Challenge Video

Learn about the 2014 UT System Physical Activity Challenge, Living Well, Moving Well, through our new YouTube Video. The challenge begins May 1!

UT System Physical Activity Challenge: Living Well, Moving Well Promotional Video

Free Healthy Lunch on March 25

March 25, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Student Union Galaxy Room B (SU 2.602)

Bobby Whisnand, fitness professional and personal trainer, will discuss simple steps you can take to make smarter eating choices and reach your wellness goals. A healthy lunch and give-a-ways will be provided! No registration is required to attend.

Download the Flyer (PDF, 228KB)

Zumba Dance Party on February 21

Zumba Dance Party

Join the extra-large Zumba class/party at the Activity Center (AB) on February 21 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., and help us celebrate NIRSA National Sports and Fitness Day. Please contact Chris McAlpine ( / 972.883.6306) for more information.

UTD Goes Red

HR Wears Red

On Friday, February 7, groups throughout UT Dallas participated in the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day.

Eugene McDermott Library Wears Red

The Eugene McDermott Library staff wore red to display their support.

HR Wears Red

HR showed their Comet Pride while wearing red.

Student Services Wears Red

Student Services joined with UTD in wearing red.

Wear Red for the Cure on February 7

Friday, February 7 is National Wear Red Day. Please help support the American Heart Association by wearing something red this coming Friday (hats, ties, socks, scarves, shirts/blouses, blazers, skirts, or pants.) Your Heart Health starts with YOU!

The Challenge Begins January 27

10-Week Wellness Challenge

The 2014 10-Week Wellness Challenge, a team-based weight-loss and physical activity program, begins on January 27 with an indoor walk followed by a lunch-and-learn session. The walk begins on the first floor of the Administration Building at 11:30 a.m. This year’s lunch-and-learn will provide you with a healthy lunch and work-out inspiration from Bobby Whisnand, fitness professional and personal trainer.

To participate, please register online at using the code LHDUTD. Registration begins Monday, January 13, 2014. The challenge runs through April 4.

Download our flyer (PDF, 595KB) for more details.

Get Ready!

Get ready for a healthy and active 2014!

Get ready for a healthy and active 2014!


To create an environment that supports and promotes the value of individual well-being by education and the provision of appropriate physical facilities.


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November 10 2014:

Lose Weight and Quit Smoking (PDF, 944KB)

November 3 2014:

Homecoming 5K Run (PDF, 528KB)

October 28 2014:

Diabetes Lunch and Learn (PDF, 1.17MB)

October 23 2014:

Mammograms on Campus (PDF, 282KB)

October 13 2014:

Dental Hygiene Lunch and Learn (PDF, 210KB)

October 13 2014:

Employee Flu Shots (PDF, 179KB)

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August 4 2014:

Loss of a Loved One (PDF, 390KB)

July 28 2014:

Parenting a Teen (PDF, 337KB)

July 23 2014:

Managing Anxiety (PDF, 353KB)

July 14 2014:

The Buzz on Coffee (PDF, 362KB)

July 7 2014:

Living with Food Allergies (PDF, 420KB)

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