Employee Wellness Incentive Programs


UToledo is pleased to expand the employee wellness program to include all employees, regardless of benefit status or eligibility,  the opportunity to incentivize healthier behaviors by participating in a variety of well-being programs. 

University Wellness, now part of Rocket Health, is committed to continue providing programs designed to help UToledo employees make changes to their lifestyle behaviors that will have a positive and sustainable impact on their health. 

2022 Changes

  • All UToledo employees will automatically have the opportunity to participate in wellness programs. Enrollment during Benefits Open Enrollment or upon hire is not necessary. 
  • The Healthy U program name has transitioned to University Wellness, which is part of Rocket Health.  To learn more about the other services available visit the Rocket Health website
  • It is recommended to join the Rocket Health mailing list to be the first to know about programs. Employees that were previously enrolled in Healthy U will automatically be on the mailing list unless an opt out email is sent to universitywellness@utoledo.edu.
  • Incentive items may include, but are not limited to, things such as gift cards and wellness related items.
  • The wellness incentive associated with the Blue medical plan Health Savings Account is no longer available.
  • Onsite health screenings will not be offered; employees are encouraged to complete an annual physical with their primary care provider.

2022 Incentive Opportunities

  • Annual physical with your primary care provider 
  • Online Health Risk Assessment (not available until Jan. 1-31, 2022)
  • Employee wellness programs throughout 2022

Important Dates 

  • No later than Jan. 31, 2022: Plan to have an annual physical completed in order to earn the incentive
  • Jan. 1-31, 2022: Complete the online Health Risk Assessment 
  • Starting in February 2022, the HRA and annual physical incentives will be distributed

Questions? Call 419.383.2348 or email universitywellness@utoledo.edu



Printable Wellness FAQs

What is Rocket Health? Rocket Health is the new University campus health services model designed to provide students, faculty and staff with comprehensive and integrated health and wellness services. This new model, centralizes all campus clinical, mental health/counseling and wellness services to ensure coordination and adequate support for all members of the campus community.

What is University Wellness? University Wellness is part of Rocket Health and is dedicated to providing wellness programs and resources for faculty, staff and students. The employee wellness program, formerly known as Healthy U, is now part of University Wellness and the name Healthy U will be retired.

How do I enroll in wellness programs? One of the enhancements as part of Rocket Health is the wellness programs are now available to all faculty and staff. Enrollment isn’t necessary, as all employees are automatically included and eligible to participate in programs.

Do I need to be enrolled in an UToledo medical insurance plan to participate? No.  All employees, regardless of their benefit selection or status, are welcome to participate in University Wellness programs.

Is there a fee to participate in the programs? The programs offered through University Wellness are designed to be free of charge to faculty and staff. If there is a minimal charge, it will be indicated in the program description.

What kind of programs does University Wellness offer? A wide variety of health and wellness programs are offered through University Wellness, including online health challenges and healthy lifestyle education seminars, to name a few.  The programs are free to all UToledo employees and designed to improve your well-being long term.

How do I know what programs you offer? The best way is to sign up for our email newsletter. Additionally, you can visit our University Wellness website for programs, resources and updates.

Is there an incentive to participate in wellness programs? Participants can earn incentives by visiting their primary care provider for an annual physical, completing the online Health Risk Assessment and participating in programs throughout the year. To learn more about the incentive options review the Incentive FAQs and flow chart above.

Are onsite health screenings offered? Onsite health screenings are not available at this time.  We encourage employees to visit their primary care provider for an annual physical.

What is a Health Risk Assessment? A Health Risk Assessment, or HRA, is an online questionnaire you will complete after your health screening.  The HRA, along with your annual physical will provide a comprehensive analysis of your current health status.  You will receive an email with instructions on how to complete the HRA, once it is available. The University will only receive your HRA data in aggregate form.

Do I have to participate in wellness programs throughout the year? All wellness programs are voluntary.  We encourage employees to participate in as many programs as they would like in order to maintain or improve their personal well-being.

Will my participation in wellness programs affect my benefits or employment? No.  All programs are voluntary.  Data collected by University Wellness is used in aggregate form to directly impact the programs that are offered to UToledo employees.


Last Updated: 6/27/22