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The Way to Wellness is a wealth of resources for Monmouth University employees in search of wellness initiatives.  We at Monmouth University are committed to a campus culture that promotes wellness through healthy lifestyles that enhance the quality of life for our employees. The Way to Wellness offers a variety of programming and services, such as health assessments and education, fitness activities, smoking cessation workshops, weight management options and more to help employees reach their health goals.

Health Center

The University Health Center is available for common, non-urgent illness or injury to all full-time employees, regardless of their enrollment status in the University health plans. Spouses of full-time employees may also access the Health Center for common, non-urgent illness or injury. Your primary care physician will continue to be used for chronic disease management. However, in the event of a serious illness or injury please call the Monmouth University Police department at 732-571-4444.

The Health Center also assists in the assessment of work-related injuries. If you experience an injury in the course of your work responsibilities, please report to the Health Center for evaluation and referral is necessary.

The Health Center is located on University Road on the north campus, adjacent to Birch Hall and the Monmouth University Library.

Clinic Hours, Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

University Fitness Center

Membership at the Fitness Center is a free benefit to all employees and their spouse/domestic partner. Employees must first obtain an Eligibility for Waiver of Fitness Membership form.  The form is available in the Office of Human Resources.  Upon request, the form may be emailed to the employee. The form must be completed and returned to the Office of Human Resources.  Once approved, the spouse/domestic partner of the employee must bring the form to the Fitness Center. The Office of Human Resources works in conjunction with the Fitness Center and Department of Athletics to offer quality fitness and wellness programs to the campus community. Fitness Center Demos are available as well as Personal Training. Watch for e-mails or messages on the myMU portal offering a variety of motivational programs to improve your health and well-being. For more information about our Fitness Center, click here.

Caregiver Support Group

The Monmouth University Caregiver Support Group will resume its monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of every month beginning Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 12:30 pm in Room 202A, Student Center. The meeting is facilitated by Christa Hogan, MSW, LCSW in the School of Social Work and is open to all employees.  If you are the caregiver of a family member and would like to share or receive resources and emotional support this group is for you!  If you are interested in joining a meeting, please contact Jennifer Steinke at jsteinke@monmouth.edu for the Zoom meeting link and password.

For additional information please contact Jennifer Steinke at 732-571-7594 in the Office of Human Resources or email caregiverconnect@mail.monmouth.edu to join the list-serve and share questions, ideas and topics for future meetings.

Parent Connect Support Group

Employees are welcome to join our working-parent network. This group is open to every interested parent at Monmouth University. Please join your parent-colleagues to discuss the day-to-day challenges and successes of parenting during a pandemic.  Please see below for upcoming meetings and topics:

3/29 in Student Center 202B at 12pm – Open Discussion

4/26 in Student Center 202B at 12pm – TOPIC: “Mindfulness and Meditation for the Family” by Dr. Fole, Presented by Monmouth University EAP

5/24 in The Club 109 at 12pm – Open Discussion

Questions, please email Jennifer Steinke at jsteinke@monmouth.edu

One Source EAP Connections Newsletter

August 2022: Click here for the August Newsletter – Power Up Through Self-Awareness

RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery:

Click here for a flyer with information on a free Program to Quit Smoking or Vaping.

Haga clic aquí para obtener información sobre Grupos de Apoyo de Habla Hispana para La Recuperación de la Nicotina y El Tabaco


Check this site often for upcoming programming.