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AU's Faculty & Staff
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Upcoming Programs &
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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

  • The AhealthyU Weight Loss Challenge

    This eight-week, team-based program for AU Faculty &Staff will reward participants for losing or maintaining weight

    January 26 - March 19

    Register by January 23 as well as RSVP for the Orientation Session!

    Information | Registration

  • 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

    January 26 through May 8

    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

    Friday, February 6th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | 4401 Connecticut Ave. Lower Level Community Room | Healthy Heart
    Tuesday, February 17th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Healthy Heart
    Tuesday, March 17th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Love Your Gut: Colorectal Cancer Awareness
    Tuesday, April 7th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Positive Psychology and Strengths
    Wednesday, May 13th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | TBD | Osteoporosis and Your Health

    | Registration

  • Couch to 5k Training Program

    This beginners training program will take you from the couch to the finish line of your first 5K in eight weeks!

    First training begins Tuesday, March 3rd.

    Cost is $45

    Register by February 27th

    Information | Registration

  • Cooking Demonstrations

    Lunchtime healthy cooking demonstration with Chefs from AU Dining

    Friday, January 30th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 5 | Healthy Comfort Foods
    Friday February 27th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Vegan Treats
    Friday March 27th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Cooking with Herbs
    Friday May 1st | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Rolls and Wraps

    Information | Registration

  • Seated Massage

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

    Tuesday, February 10th
    Wednesday, March 4th - 4401 Connecticut Ave. Lower Level Conference Room
    Tuesday, March 24th
    Wednesday, April 29th

    All massages from 11am-2:15pm in MGC 203 unless otherwise specified

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

  • Weight Watchers at Work

    Join anytime and start attending weekly meetings. Weekly meetings are held on Thursdays, 1:00 - 1:45pm

    Information | Registration


  • AU Farmers' Market
    Wednesdays on the Quad - January through May / August 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