University of California, Riverside


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UCR is committed to a campus culture that promotes wellness through healthy lifestyles that enhance the quality of life for our faculty, staff, and students.

Kim A. Wilcox, Chancellor

What is Wellness?

It is a lifestyle. A way of living that encourages good physical and mental health. It is a balanced lifestyle that includes an emphasis on the body, mind and spirit.

UCR cares about your health. The UCR Wellness Program focuses on promoting awareness and education, motivation for positive behavior changes, and influencing campus practices and policy to support a healthy environment.  The program was created to encourage all faculty, staff, and retirees to live healthier lifestyles and create a culture of health throughout the campus. UCR prioritizes the health and quality of life of the campus community and offers resources and expertise to support a healthy and high performing workforce.

Vision: To create and sustain a healthy campus culture that educates, motivates and empowers UCR faculty and staff to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Mission: To provide UCR faculty and staff with integrated and comprehensive health and wellness programs and services to support a healthy and productive workforce and healthy campus environment.


More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Program Information

Julie Chobdee, MPH
Wellness Program Coordinator
Human Resources

1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-1488
Fax: (951) 827-2672

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