AhealthyU, AU's Faculty & Staff Wellness Program

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AU's Faculty & Staff
Wellness Program

Upcoming Programs &
Ongoing Services

AhealthyU | Getting Fit | Eating Right | Managing Stress | Work/Life Balance | Financial Wellness
                                     WellNotes® Newsletter  


Are you up to date on your preventative screenings?

Many of the risk factors of chronic disease and premature death are preventable if detected early. Getting routine preventative screenings is the most important step towards early detection. 

Visit the links below to get your customized screening guidelines:

CareFirst Preventive Guidelines

Kaiser Preventive Guidelines





Click here to view the full AhealthyU Calendar

  • Weight Watchers at Work

    Join Anytime!
    Meetings are every Thursday at noon in MGC 330-N.


  • AhealthyU Group Fitness Classes

    Exercise classes exclusively for AU Faculty and Staff hosted in Jacobs Fitness Center, Cassell Fitness Center, and satellite campuses

    No cost for Rec Sports Members, $5 Drop-In fee for Non-Members

    August 31st through December 4th

    View the full schedule at the link below:


  • Brown Bag Wellness Workshops

    Monthly lunchtime workshops designed to support healthy living through a variety of topics

    Wednesday, September 23rd | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Combating Aches and Pains: Expert Panel to Address Musculoskeletal Issues
    Thursday, October 7th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Creating Balance in Your Life
    Tuesday, November 3rd | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Decompress Your Stress
    Wednesday, December 2nd | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 245 | The Truth about Sweeteners, Sugar Replacers, and Sodium

  • Information | Registration (Dec. 2nd session)


  • Cooking Demonstrations

    Lunchtime healthy cooking demonstration with Chefs from AU Dining

    Friday, September 11th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Sous-vide at Home: Meal Prep for the Week and Beyond
    Friday October 30th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Fall Fruit Desserts: Make the Most of the Season
    Friday November 20th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Vegan Thanksgiving Sides
    Friday December 4th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Felices Fiestas: Spice Up Your Holiday Leftovers

    Information |Registration (Dec. 4th session)

  • Seated Massage

    15 or 30 minute relaxing seated massages provided by licensed massage therapists each month for Faculty and Staff

    September 16th
    October 21st
    November 17th | 11am - 2pm | 4401 Connecticut Ave., Lower Level Conference Room
    December 9th

    All massages from 12pm-3pm in MGC 203 unless otherwise specified

    Information | Registration (use your @american.edu email address)


  • AU Farmers' Market
    Wednesdays on the Quad - January through May / September through November
  • From the Farmer
    Local produce and goods delivered to campus weekly
  • Community Supported Agriculture
    9 week (Sept - Nov) & 18 week (June - Nov) shares available
  • Group Exercise Classes
    Variety of exercise classes on campus exclusively for Faculty and Staff members
  • Complimentary Fitness Testing