Empowered To Be Healthy

Western Wellness is the consortium of services and resources provided at WMU for the health and wellness of employees.

It is the mission of Western Wellness to promote and improve the wellness of the campus community by empowering each employee to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors and create a healthy culture thereby improving productivity and reducing health care costs.

Upcoming Events & Program Flyers

New Employee Wellness Program Forms:
Click here for Holtyn Registration Directions
Click here for Holtyn Registration Form
Click here for Sindecuse/PCP Form

July Wellness Tip
Summer Sun Saftey Tips

Registration now open for Women & Weights!
Come strengthen your mind and body in our 5 week strength training workout program for women. This fitness program is geared towards women at the beginner and intermediate fitness level. Small group training will be instructed by a certified personal trainer. This program is held at the Student Recreation Center.
Click here for flyer with additional information.
Questions contact Jen Bailey at 387-3762

WMU Goes Tobacco Free
September 1, 2014
For more information go to:
Click here for printable flyer

The Kalamazoo Bicycle Club's Bike Camp 2014
Bike Camp is a training and informational program targeted toward bicyclists who desire to improve their biking skills, fitness, and knowledge of the sport in a friendly group environment. Learn how to ride a bike properly, efficiently and safely on public roads. Bike fitting, fitness goals, nutrition and maintenance are all covered. Families, adults new to road cycling, and those renewing their interest in the sport would all benefit from Bike Camp.

  • Sunday, June 29th 2014 - Concludes with participation in KBC's KalTour, the Kalamazoo Scenic Bicycle Tour, starts at Bronson Athletic Club


  • $50.00/$60.00 for individuals signing up on or before May 1st/after May 1st
  • $60.00/$70.00 for families signing up on or before May 1st/after May 1st

For additional information or to register, go to www.kalamazoobicycleclub.org. Please email questions to bikecamp@kalamazoobicycleclub.org .

Upcoming 2014 Racing Events
WMU would like to recognize and support WMU community members who are registered to participate in one of the Borgess Run for the Health of it 2014 events. If you are registered for the Motivational Mile, Priority Health 5K Walk, Borgess 5K Run, Borgess 10K Run, Borgess Half Marathon or the Kalamazoo Marathon, we applaud your efforts.

To show our pride in your commitment to your health, we offer you, on a first come first served basis, a free tech wear t-shirt to wear during your event. The shirt was designed for WMU community members only and will let those watching know that WMU supports you and is proud of you.

Race day t-shirts can be picked up from the WMU exhibit booth at the race Expo at Wings Stadium (3600 Vanrick Dr., off I94, Exit 80) on Saturday, May 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., or runners may contact Donna Marks directly, 387-2072, to pick up shirts before this date. Faculty, Staff and Students will need to show their WMU ID card and race registration form when picking up shirts. Alumni please contact Donna Marks prior to pick up.




Spot Light

WMU Wellness Champion Resources & Health/Wellness Links


Get Involved!

Are you interested in serving on the Western Wellness Committee? Contact Jen Bailey, Western Wellness Chair at 387-3762

Do you have a success story to share? Email Jen Bailey, Western Wellness Chair at jen.bailey@wmich.edu
Help motivate and inspire others!







Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5447 USA
(269) 387-3762