UMBC Wellness in the Workplace

Campus Wellness Programs, Services, and Information


Wellness Programs and Services

Wellness Information on Website

Chartwells College & University Dining Services


  • Nutrition information and tools on website
  • Programs and education

  • Website Total Health section with Personal Nutrition Journal, nutrition information, Balanced Choices program, recipes (users can submit), Project Green Thumb, and links to wellness websites.

Counseling Center

  • Workshops by request. Contact outreach coordinator for more details.
  • Consultation regarding mental health issues
  • Publish Mental Health Moment to divisions by request

  • Under Services // Self-Help Resources are links to Virtual Pamphlet Collection with information on a wide range of topics

For other information and events visit:

Environmental Safety and Health (ESH)

  • Environmental health and safety policies and services
  • Safety alerts
  • More than 70 online training safety topics: lab safety, ergonomics, crowd management, CPR, etc. (coordinated by Mike Pound)
  • Ergonomic assessments

  • Tips on lab safety
  • Material safety data sheets
  • Injury procedures
  • Links to emergency resources
  • Ergonomics Assessment Request Form

Facilities Management

See contact list on website


  • Planning and Construction
  • Landscape and Grounds

  • Under Landscape & Grounds: list and map of designated smoking areas
  • Under Sustainability: Information about sustainability, and what you can do to help

Human Relations





Center for Mediation & Conflict Resolution


  • Interpersonal Conflict Coaching; Facilitation; Creative Problem Solving
  • Conflict/Dispute Mediation
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention training
  • Discrimination Complaint Investigation
  • ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Coordination
  • Interpersonal Conflict Coaching; Facilitation; Creative Problem Solving
  • Conflict/Dispute Mediation


Human Relations:

  • List of Human Relations Services
  • Links to training and campus resources


Center for Mediation and Conflict Resolution:

  • Description of mediation services
  • List of conflict resolution services

Human Resources  -  Benefits



  • Benefits information and administration
  • Health & Benefits Fairs
  • Offer professional development programs on wellness topics

  • Descriptions of UMBC employee benefits.
  • Links to State Health Providers that give wellness tips and coverage info on their websites.
  • A link to the Department of Budget and Management's Benefits web page where Wellness information can be found.

Human Resources  -  Workplace Learning & Wellness



  • Coordinates the Weight Watchers at Work Program
  • Offer professional development programs on wellness topics
  • Use training registration site and marketing network to promote wellness programs provided by other departments
  • Coordinate logistics, project tracking, and communication for the Wellness Initiative Collaboration Team
  • Maintain Wellness Initiative website
  • Peace at UMBC Weekly Meditation Group

  • Descriptions and schedule of professional development programs on wellness topics.
  • SkillSoft Recommended Learning List for wellness topics.

For other information and events visit:

Relationship Violence  Awareness and Prevention

Contact Office of Student Affairs


Relationship Violence Awareness and Prevention (RVAP)

  • Resources and campus contacts for assisting with issues of relationship violence
  • "I Deserve..." campaign
  • Relationship Violence Speaker Series
  • Advocate Program

Voices Against Violence (VAV) Project

  • Preventative educational programs that address domestic violence and healthy relationships
  • Victim assistance via trained Sexaul Assault and Relationship Violence Response Team (SARVRT) who can meet and provide victims with resources

  • Relationship Violence 101
  • Warning signs, questions, myths, and safety strategies
  • On and off campus resources

  • VAV Protocol with Incident Report Forms
  • Domestic Violence and Abusive Relationship Safety Plan
  • FAQ's and on and off campus resources

Retriever Activities Center (RAC)



  • Indoor walking track
  • Group fitness classes (free; offered mornings, lunchtime and late afternoons and evenings)
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Personal Training Sessions (fee)
  • Cardio equipment
  • Weight training
  • Get Fit Clinic

  • Complete facility listings and hours
  • Group fitness schedule
  • Pool schedule
  • Services offered and much more

For more information on group fitness classes, personal training services, and upcoming clinics and workshops visit:

For more information on RAC building hours, weight room hours, and open recreation pool hours visit:



University Health Services

  • Free consultation on smoking cessation, healthy eating and nutrition, sleep, stress management
  • Health education staff can offer programs when needed
  • Acupuncture treatment and therapeutic massage (fee)
  • Blood pressure checks, allergy shots, routine gynecological exams & obstetrical care, body composition screenings

  • Information about clinical services, health insurance, immunizations, health alerts and scheduling appointments.
  • Links for Health Education services and programs and the Voices Against Violence Project.
  • Visit our website at to see all of the services UHS has to offer.

For other information and events visit:

University Police

  • Emergency Notifications via text, email, and siren alerts
  • Crisis response for managing campus critical incidents
  • Fingerprinting and background check services
  • Certified Child Safety Seat installations
  • Daily crime and incident reporting
  • Crime prevention presentations

  • Emergency Notification sign-up information
  • Crisis Response Plan
  • Emergency Preparedness Information and Training
  • Campus Safety Information
  • Kid Care Program
  • Escort Service
  • RAD class schedule

Women's Center

  • Yoga classes  (fee)
  • Mothers Meetings
  • Lactation & Meditation Room
  • Information & Resources
  • Resource Lending Library

  • General Information about the Center
  • Calendar of events
  • Links to health resources on the web

For other information and events visit:

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