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.
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. More information about our Fitness Center.
Caregiver Support Group
The Monmouth University Caregiver Support Group will resume its monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of every month beginning Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 12:00 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!
Spring 2023 Dates
- Tuesday, February 7, 2023
- Tuesday, March 7, 2023
- Tuesday, April 4, 2023
- Tuesday, May 2, 2023
For additional information please contact Jennifer Steinke at 732-571-7594 in the Office of Human Resources or email email@example.com 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. View our Spring 2023 meetings and topics.
Questions, please email Jennifer Steinke at firstname.lastname@example.org
One Source EAP Connections Newsletter
Monthly Celebration Seminars: 30 Minute Workshops to promote happy, health habits. View the list of workshops and learn how to register.
RWJBarnabas Institute for Prevention and Recovery Tobacco and Nicotine Recovery Program
The RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery offers FREE tobacco and nicotine treatment services, which include working with a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and free nicotine replacement therapies including patches, gum and lozenges (no insurance required).
Meetings will be held on Mondays at 7:00 to 7:45 pm ET via Zoom. Zoom meeting information below:
Meeting ID: 985 9718 6060
Password: smokefree (all lower case) One tap mobile: +13126266799,,98597186060#
Check this site often for upcoming programming.