Welcome to UC Living Well a holistic portal providing faculty, staff and retirees with physical, emotional and financial resources to promote a healthy culture at the University of California.

Get rewarded for taking simple, healthy actions

Whatever your personal wellness goals are, UC Living Well can help you reach them. This year, UC is partnering with Optum, a health and well-being company, to provide a personalized wellness website, wellness coaching, on-campus Optum wellness specialists, challenges and much more. These programs help you live a healthier life, and you can earn points toward a gift card when you participate in your choice of activities. Click on the "I Want/I Get" button or the links below to learn more:


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UCLA is striving to become the healthiest campus in the nation. Read more »

Julie Chobdee wins American Public Health Associationís college-based
leadership award

The UC Riverside Wellness Program Coordinator has won the award for her work in rolling out UC's systemwide tobacco cessation program. Read more »


The following groups are eligible for UC Living Well programs, provided they are enrolled in a UC-sponosred medical plan:

$75 gift card incentive eligibility

If both spouses are UC employees or retirees and covered under the same medical plan, only the primary insurance holder (and not their dependent spouse) is eligible for the incentive.

If you cannot meet the requirements of a program due to a health status, medical condition or disability, a reasonable alternative will be provided. If you would like to request an alternative for any program or service, please contact your location Wellness Coordinator.

Current Wellness Initiatives

Tobacco Cessation

Effective Jan. 1, 2014, all UC locations are smoke and tobacco free. See what resources are available to help the UC community be smoke free.

Depression Awareness

Read the yearlong series that we began last year to build awareness about stress and depression and the many resources UC offers to help you.

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