- 2015 UT System Physical Activity Challenge
- Self-Defense Class on March 24
- High-Intensity Interval Training / Body Shred on March 11
- Zumba Class, February 24
- Mammograms on Campus, February 20
- Yoga on February 13
- American Heart Month Lunch-and-Learn on February 12
- UTD Wears Red
- National Wear Red Day is February 6
- Fit For Life: Mind. Body. Wealth.
- 10-Week Wellness Challenge Kick Off
- Get Ready!
2015 UT System Physical Activity Challenge
Join this year’s UT System Physical Activity Challenge, and get moving!
The six-week challenge will begin April 6 and end May 17. The goal is for participants to complete an online health assessment and 50,000 steps per week (10,000 steps per day/5 days a week) or equivalent physical activity during the challenge. Participants will earn prizes by tracking their activity throughout the challenge, and UT Dallas will be competing for its division’s Physical Activity Challenge traveling trophy.
A kickoff event will be held April 6 on the UT Dallas campus. Stay tuned for more details!
Self-Defense Class on March 24
Participate in a free self-defense class on March 24 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Galaxy Room C (SU 2.602.) Please bring appropriate workout clothes and shoes. Space is limited, so RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 23.
High-Intensity Interval Training / Body Shred on March 11
Take a free High-Intensity Interval Training (HITT) / Body Shred class on March 11 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Galaxy Room C (SU 2.602.) Please bring appropriate workout clothes and shoes. Space is limited, so RSVP to email@example.com before March 10.
Zumba Class, February 24
Mammograms on Campus, February 20
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 Friday, February 20. 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. 37 appointment slots are available, for 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.
Yoga on February 13
American Heart Month Lunch-and-Learn on February 12
Attend a free heart health lunch-and-learn on February 12 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Galaxy Rooms A & B (SU 2.602.) Laura Morlando of the American Heart Association will be our guest speaker. Your lunch will be provided if you register online by February 10.
Download the Flyer (PDF, 335KB)
UTD Wears Red
Various groups at UT Dallas wore red on February 6 to help raise awareness about women’s health and heart disease.
National Wear Red Day is February 6
Go Red on February 6 by wearing red, making healthy lifestyle decisions, and spreading the message about women and heart disease. Take advantage of Heart Smart Saturday on February 7. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fit For Life: Mind. Body. Wealth.
Wellness and Retirement Fair
January 29, 2015
Student Union Galaxy Rooms (SU 2.602)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
From taking the stairs, to eating more veggies, to saving money, there are lots of things you can do to take care of yourself and your future. Go one step further by attending The University of Texas at Dallas Wellness and Retirement Fair and learning how to be Fit For Life: Mind. Body. Wealth.
The fair is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the valuable benefits offered by UT Dallas, discover on-campus wellness services, obtain information on saving for retirement and get free health screenings and flu shots (PDF, 230KB). Plus, you can enter to win raffle prizes!
|Student Union Phoenix Room (SU 2.508)|
|Register Online for the Fair and Presentations|
|9:00 a.m.||-||9:45 a.m.||Is TRS Enough?|
|10:00 a.m.||-||10:30 a.m.||Wellness Resources via Blue Care Connect|
|10:45 a.m.||-||11:30 a.m.||Building a Portfolio for any Weather|
|11:45 a.m.||-||12:30 p.m.||Investing for Women|
|12:45 p.m.||-||1:15 p.m.||Health and Nutrition|
|1:30 p.m.||-||2:15 p.m.||Retirement Income Strategies|
|2:30 p.m.||-||3:15 p.m.||20 Something? Kick Start your retirement. Making a case for saving today.|
|3:30 p.m.||-||4:00 p.m.||Health and Wellness –Utilizing the Living Well Platform|
Catapult Health will be providing free on-site health screenings from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There are only 62 appointments available, so schedule your appointment today. Participants must provide their UT SELECT medical insurance card at the time of service and are required to fast (don’t eat or drink for 8 hours) prior to appointment.
Passport Health / North Texas will provide flu shots (PDF, 230KB) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Other vaccines available are: Pneumonia, TDaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis Injection,) and Vitamin B12 vaccines. The cost is $15, and is not covered by insurance. Appointments must be scheduled online.
Download the Flier (PDF, 172KB)
10-Week Wellness Challenge Kick Off
The 2015 10-Week Wellness Challenge, a team-based weight-loss and physical activity program, begins on January 26.
The challenge is conducted in teams of up to 10 people. To sign up online, team captains should go to www.livehealthynorthtexas.org, select “join today” and enter the Group ID: LHDUTD to create a team and add team members. Team members will then receive an email message with a username and password to log in and complete their profile.
The UT Dallas Wellness Committee will host the kickoff event for the Live Healthy North Texas 2015 10-Week Wellness Challenge on Monday, January 26, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Galaxy Rooms A and B (SU 2.602.) Attendees will be able to register for the challenge, participate in a free Zumba class and enjoy a light lunch. RSVP to email@example.com by Tuesday, January 20.
Download the Flyer (PDF, 568KB)