Stay Inspired with On-Demand Recordings

Live Employee Health and Wellbeing programming will resume this spring. Until then, explore our library of on-demand fitness classes, webinars and workshops. Whatever your wellbeing goals, we’ve got resources to support you being your best.  


Our 2020-2021 Program

Our goal is to create a culture that allows employees to be their best, both on and off the clock. By offering a wide variety of programs through multiple modalities (live-virtual, pre-recorded, articles, and blogs), we will be able to meet the diverse needs of UD employees, spouses, retirees, and their families.

Wellbeing Program Details

Upcoming program registration information and past event recordings. View all past event recordings here.

Purposeful App

About Purposeful

Purposeful is a brand new kind of mobile app that helps you define your unique purpose in life by illustrating your best self and clarifying what matters most to you. A beautifully designed and customized experience takes you on a journey of self-awareness and inspiration, driven by multimedia content created and curated by leading behavior change experts.

How to Participate

Text “UDEL” to 734.436.3939 to get started

Learn more on our Purpose Foundation Page. 


Water Cooler Series (Fridays at 12pm)

About the Series

Did we just become best friends?
Healthy social connections are essential to your personal wellbeing and according to Gallup, having a best friend at work can increase engagement by seven-fold, significantly improving your chances of feeling fulfilled and happy during the day. EHW Water Cooler Chats are virtual spaces designed for building connection through casual conversations and for geeking out with new friends.

Upcoming Water Cooler Topics of Conversation

1/15: How Was Your Break
1/22: Craft Beer Enthusiasts

How to Participate

No registration required! Just join the Zoom meeting Fridays at noon
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HealthyU Cooking Classes**

About HealthyU

All-Access Members can virtually participate in cooking demos or cook along with Chef Jen though our HealthyU Virtual Cooking Classes.

Chef Jen is a Registered Dietitian, a Registered Yoga Teacher and is the Nutrition Outreach Coordinator for Employee Health and Wellbeing. Each month during the semester Chef Jen selects recipes that are either healthier versions or preparations or meant to expand your culinary horizons. Take advantage of this fun cooking class!

Upcoming Classes

To Resume Spring 2021!

Family ANEW (Aligning Nutrition Exercise and Wellbeing)

Looking to create more healthy family habits in 2021?
The Family ANEW Program, available for free to UD employees via Zoom, will help your family get there! The program is led by a dedicated, trained health coach who will help your family collectively create improved habits around nutrition, exercise, time management & setting up a healthier home environment. Sessions occur over a 12 week period and are being held between January 18 & May 21, 2021.

The program includes:

  • 4-6 family virtual sessions -One hour long with individual Health Coach
  • Monthly “topical” Q&A virtual group sessions with other families & Health Coach
  • Access to recorded informational sessions

Learn More 


Breaking Bread in Unity (Ongoing)

About Breaking Bread in Unity 

Introducing Breaking Bread in Unity, a brand new cooking show from Employee Health and Wellbeing. Preparing, cooking, sitting down together to break bread and enjoy a meal has been a way for human connection since the beginning of time. In response to all that is happening in the world, we are hoping to (virtually) bring the UD community together through food. This is open to any and all people of all heritages that’s an employee, retiree, faculty or staff. 

Have a recipe you want to share? Complete the Participant Sign up Sheet

Learn More and View the Recipes


Jamaican Ackee & Saltfish with Fried Plantains Video

Vegan Fried Chicken with Knock Yo Socks Off! BBQ Sauce Video

Wiener Schnitzel & Potato Salad Video

Virtual Fitness Classes (Ongoing)

About Virtual Fitness Classes

Break a sweat from the comfort of your own home by participating in one of our free virtual fitness classes led by your favorite instructors! All classes are free to current employees, retirees, and their families. Register for class within the 24 hour registration window through the Registration Portal. 

Learn More and Register


Meditation Sessions (Ongoing)

About Meditation Sessions

Practice mindfulness to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state through any of these 15 minute sessions.

Morning Meditation: Start your Monday and Thursday mornings by getting focused and centered through meditation. Learn new techniques and expand your emotional agility through any of these 15 minute meditation sessions. On Fridays, expect to experiment and expand your meditation horizons by participating in a session that feature singing bowls, guided meditations, mantras, or chanting. Learn more and register!

View past session recordings via UD Capture

Workplace Wind-Down: De-stress and unwind after the workday with “Workplace Wind-Down” meditation recordings via UD Capture

All sessions are free to current employees, retirees, and their families. Register for live sessions within the 24 hour registration window through the Registration Portal. 


**An All-Access membership is required to participate in Walktober and HealthyU Cooking Classes. Learn more about the All-Access Membership and purchase yours using our request form

Receive program updates and registration info with our weekly newsletter, Wellbeing Weekly!


Employee Health & Wellbeing provides many programs for faculty & staff at the University of Delaware in collaboration with our campus and community partners. Browse the University’s coming events by day, week or month to see what is coming next.

Upcoming Events

Wellbeing Program Calendar



Carpenter Sports Building

26 N College Ave Room 125, Newark DE 19716
P: (302) 831-8388


Monday-Thursday: 5 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat-Sun: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.