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.



We have Emotional Wellbeing when we know our pressure points and how to adapt to them. We can handle life’s ups and downs because we accept that they can happen and because we can often make preemptive strikes against them by knowing whom and when to ask for help.



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.


Social Wellbeing is the result of our positive and regular interactions with others in a variety of settings. Studies have shown that building and maintaining strong relationships is vital to happiness. We’re social creatures who occasionally need a gentle nudge in the right outlets.


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.


The Events Calendar is the

go-to source for everyday events, exhibits, and performances at

Wake Forest University.


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.


Physical Wellbeing melds our needs to responsible consumption, vigorous activity, and rest-driven renewal. Think of it as the intersection of diet, diligence, and decompression.


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.


Financial Wellbeing is essentially our ability to manage what we have in a responsible manner – both in the short term and the long – and achieve peace of mind and a piece of our dreams.


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.


More than just a balancing act between work and life, Occupational Wellbeing is also about finding purpose and fulfillment in what we do. When we know we’re making a difference, we’re achieving it.


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 concept of spirituality has as many interpretations as our planet has people. But generally speaking, Spiritual Wellbeing can be achieved when our core values and beliefs tie us to a sense of something larger than ourselves and empower us to a ct according to those beliefs.


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.


We attain Intellectual Wellbeing when we view learning as an end unto itself rather than simply a means to a specific personal or professional outcome. We move beyond making observations; we start developing ideas.


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.


Environmental Wellbeing arrives when spending time in our favorite places and spaces allows us to relax, reflect, and restore all of our senses. When positive energy is gained, rather than drained, from our immediate surroundings, we’’re in the right place.


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.

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