Wellness Ambassador

What a the Wellness Ambassador? 

Wellness Ambassador is the central point of contact, and assists in planning, promoting and making logistical arrangements, for Health Matters programs offered at PSU's campuses.

How can CIF be used?

The Campus Incentive Fund (CIF) provides support for wellness programming at non-UP campuses. Employees who would like to offer a program at their location should contact their Campus Wellness Ambassador. 

Click to find your campuses Wellness Ambassador

How can CIF be used?

  • Classes such as, Pilates, Zumba, Yoga, etc. are offered for a duration of 7 weeks, one hour per week.
  • CPR/AED, First Aid certification can be funded.
  • Assist in funding Health Fairs.

CIF cannot be used for:

  • Food, t-shirts, water bottles, incentives, etc.


Movement Programs

Movement/Activity Programs – Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Yoga Fusion, Dance, Tai Chi, etc. All
campuses will use the same scheduling structure for classes.

Other Programs

1.  Suggestions of Free Programs:

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Advocate
  • Mental Health Screenings
  • Women’s Heart Health, Lee Denim Days, Diabetes Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness or any other “special wellness day”.
  • Tobacco Cessation Resource – Promote anytime: Quit Line 1-800-QUITNOW, 1 – 877-3258 (PA).  Health Advocate, 1-866-799-2728

2.  CPR and AED Trainings/Certifications. Financial assistance available.

3.  Weight Watchers – 50% savings to Penn State full-time employees for 6 month membership.

4.  Health Fairs – Wellness or Healthy Living Fairs for employees. Financial Assistance available. For more
     information contact Pam

Become a Wellness Ambassador

If your campus does not have a Wellness Ambassador, consider volunteering to be one by contacting [email protected].