GU WIN Wellness Program


The purpose of GU WIN is to improve the health and well-being of Gallaudet University employees' lives through health education and activities that will support positive lifestyle change thereby resulting in improved employee productivity and morale.  Putting a priority on wellness will build a healthier workforce.

Exercise Classes

The Physical Education and Recreation (PER) Department will be hosting two spring workout classes. Human Resources Services will be sponsoring these classes. The classes will be held at noon in the Delta Zeta Dance Studio, otherwise stated. The class fee will be $80 for employees (reduced rate). Registration will continue through February 4, 2016 and classes will start on February 8, 2016. Below is the class information:

1) Be FIT Boot Camp (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from February 9 to May 5 ($80)

2) Yoga (Mondays and Wednesdays) from February 8 to May 2 ($80)

3) Rise & Shine Yoga (Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 6:30AM to 7:30AM) from February 9 to May 5 ($80)

4) Happy Hour Zumba (Mondays and Wednesdays @ 5:30PM to 6:30PM) from February8 to May 2 ($80)

In order to register, payments must be taken to the Cashier's Office (College Hall, B04) and deposited into account #1630-4573.  Please send a copy of receipt and registration form to per.department@gallaudet.eduor drop it off at Field House 144.  There must be a minimum 10 participants for the classes to occur. 

Weight Watchers at Work

There is more to losing weight than shedding pounds. You need a long-term, well-rounded approach to healthy eating and living-one that meets your unique needs and helps you reach your personal goals.  Join Weight Watchers at Work to access a wealth of resources and receive support in your weight loss efforts. You'll get everything you need to lose weight and keep it off.  

At your first Weight Watcher's meeting, your leader will conduct a private and confidential weigh in with you and will also work to set up your first weight loss goal. Each meeting is a discussion with your leader, with a new topic each week. Topics range from stress-eating to family meal ideas. You will also be taught how to follow the Points Plus program to help you keep track of what you are eating and stay within your personalized daily points allotment. When you sign up for Weight Watchers at Work, you will also be given access to Weight Watchers e-tools.  eTools allows you to keep track of how many points you use each day, as well as, chart your progress, and find recipe ideas. 

What does Weight Watchers at Work offer?
Follow the PointsPlus® program with in-person guidance, strategies and tips.  Weight Watchers at Work provides you with: 

  • Convenience and flexibility
  • Guidance and motivation from Leader who has been in your shoes and has lost weight on our program
  • Power of Shared Learning - Tools and strategies from people facing the same challenges, and encouragement to keep going
  • Confidential Weigh-in
  • 24/7 Expert Chat - answers and motivation whenever you need it on your own terms

How do I register?
The cost is $156.00 payable by check (can pay in 3 installments of $52) or credit card.  The registration fee covers 12 weeks of meetings and 14 weeks of free online eTools.  Meetings are held on Tuesdays in College Hall, Room 406.  Weigh-in begins at 11:45 AM and the meetings are over at 12:30 PM.  However, you can come and go as needed. 

If you attend at least 10 meetings, you will receive a reimbursement of $50.00 from the Human Resources Services at the conclusion of the session.  The next session is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 28 through Tuesday, July 14.  All participants, new and renewing, will receive a starter kit, which includes portion plates, a starter cookbook, and Spring magazine.

If interested, please submit payment to the Benefits Office (College Hall, Room 114) by Friday, April 24.  If you have questions, please send an email to  There must be at least 15 confirmed participants in order for the session to move forward.



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