Wake Forest is a great place to be. It’s a place of intellectual exchange,
continuous innovation, and picturesque surroundings. It’s rooted in the trust
and meaningful relationships that come from a commitment to Pro Humanitate. The University community is one where colleagues can bring their full selves to work, and enjoy the shared journey toward comprehensive Wellbeing.
Wake Forest is a place where you can Thrive.
This website helps faculty and staff embrace a healthy, balanced life
through an array of University programs and resources.
COMPREHENSIVE WELLBEING FOR WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY FACULTY AND STAFF
WELLBEING ENGAGEMENT PERFORMANCE
Personal and professional outcomes
A comprehensive Wellbeing approach enables faculty and staff to realize their full potential. It is also instrumental in helping Wake Forest maintain its distinction as the premiere collegiate university. Research suggests a strong correlation between Wellbeing and Engagement, which combine to drive organizational Performance. Thriving across the eight dimensions therefore leads to sustainable outcomes such as reduced turnover, increased productivity, and ultimately enhanced student satisfaction. The Engage for Success Task Force illustrates the reciprocal relationship between Wellbeing, Engagement, and Performance in the Virtuous Circle model, backed by global research. Read the full report »
The UCC’s mission is to encourage, support and assist students in this pursuit by providing a broad range of psychological, counseling and educational services to deal with personal, interpersonal, vocational and academic issues.
This free service provides professional assessment, referral and follow-up services for family and marital problems, emotional and mental distress, stress at work, home financial concerns, and alcohol and other drug abuse.
George Mason Scholar visits Wake Forest University to engage in a panel discussion, student training as peer advisors, and developing mindfulness in relation to personal wellbeing and classroom applications.
88.5 WFDD, Public Radio for the Piedmont, is the local NPR News station bringing your favorite NPR programming and Triad arts to the Piedmont and high country area.
This annual service event brings more than 1,100 children from local agencies, schools and nonprofit organizations to campus for entertainment, education and games within a safe environment.
Campus Connections is an opportunity for staff and faculty to join WFU leadership gain a greater understanding of campus issues and university changes, while interacting with colleagues.
Campus Recreation’s mission is to enrich the quality of life for the Wake Forest community by promoting a holistic approach to physical well-being through diverse programming and facilities.
This 8-week challenge to encourage individuals to increase their daily physical activity using Fitbit activity trackers to earn prizes and help individuals reach their physical activity goals.
Reynolda Campus medical plan participants are eligible to join in the BCBS Healthy Outcomes Program for a chance to earn up to $200 in incentives for completing various wellbeing activities.
North Carolina’s National College Savings Program is a multi-option 529 plan that allows participants to make real gains in college education saving with a contribution plan that works for you and a low minimum opening contribution required.
Wake Forest offers retirement programs to help faculty and staff plan for their financial futures, allowing you to set aside money from your paycheck on a pre-tax basis while also providing Wake Forest contributions and retirement counseling.
Wake Forest offers all full-time faculty and staff members a comprehensive life insurance program, including both employer paid plans and voluntary, employee paid programs from which you can choose to participate.
The Professional Development Center is a comprehensive and collaborative resource focused on developing faculty and staff who desire to bring the best of who they are to every situation.
The Teaching and Learning Center is a resource center for faculty at all stages of their careers, hosting events designed for sharing expertise, exploring innovations, and discussing the challenges of teaching in and across disciplines.
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs assists faculty in their pursuit and management of sponsored activities, works to assure ethical research achievement, and publicizes faculty distinction.
The Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life seeks to support a diversity of beliefs through the multi-faith character of the chaplaincy with core work rooted in the care of the whole person – body, soul and spirit.
This five week course is designed to expose students, faculty, and staff to both the fundamentals of yoga practice and the principles of yoga philosophy allowing you to navigate unpleasant situations with balance and wisdom.
Keeping with the tradition of Moravian-founded Winston Salem, the Wake Forest Lovefeast consists of sweetened buns and coffee, lighting of candles, and the singing of hymns in this celebration of unity and fellowship.
The Lifelong Learning Program, created by the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) office and the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, offers a variety of classes led by some of Wake Forest’s favorite professors.
Wake Forest offers a robust Tuition Concession program that includes full tuition reduction for employees seeking a first-time undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University as well as assistance at many other university programs.
Enjoy works by Georgia O’Keeffe, Grant Wood, Stuart Davis, Jacob Lawrence, decorative arts, archival objects, and a variety of changing exhibitions at the restored historic Reynolda House Museum of Modern Art.
The Green Team Network is a campus-wide initiative that empowers faculty and staff to integrate sustainability through education, support, and collaboration.
The Campus Garden is a year-round on-campus garden with opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to participate.
The Magnolias Curriculum Project is a two-day workshop for faculty that supports the integration of environmental and social themes into courses across the curriculum.