Cal for the Cure
Cal for the Cure -- an annual campus walk during October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month to honor and support campus members touched by breast cancer and website referrals to breast cancer resources and early detection education.
Cook Well Berkeley
For all things cooking on and around campus! Cook Well Berkeley is your portal to healthy cooking videos, recipes, campus food and sustainability resources, local farmers' markets, and more.
Eat Well Berkeley
The Eat Well Berkeley program strives to ensure access to healthy food and beverage choices on campus, including catering, meetings and events, restaurants and vending. Look for the checkmark icon () to identify the healthier choice.
Healthy Meetings and Events
Find the UC Berkeley Guide to Healthy Meetings and Events, link to Instant Recess – a 5-min video for physical activity breaks, and Eat Well Berkeley resources for event planners, including the list of caterers participating in the Eat Well Berkeley Catering Program.
Also see the resource handout for managers and supervisors:
Planning Healthy Meetings and Events (pdf)
Healthy Monday is a movement of people and organizations who commit every Monday to the behaviors and actions that will end preventable disease in the U.S. Health*Matters is pleased to be a participant in the Healthy Monday Campaign, a project of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications.
I Heart Tap Water
I Heart Tap Water is a collaborative campaign between Cal Dining, Recreational Sports, Environment, Health & Safety and University Health Services to promote the drinking of tap water as the preferred beverage of choice.
Nutrition and Physical Activity Work Group
2011 Report: Vision for a Healthier Cal Accomplishments (pdf)
The UC Berkeley Nutrition and Physical Activity Work Group is led by University Health Services in partnership with faculty members, students and campus service units. Its purpose is to identify problems associated with poor nutrition and inactivity on campus and to influence campus practices and policy to support a healthy environment. A healthy environment provides accessibility to healthier choices and supports those faculty, staff and students choosing to lead a healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Health*Matters at 643-4646.
Wellness Ambassadors are volunteer staff who play a vital role in supporting Health*Matters Wellness Program for Faculty and Staff by promoting health and wellness programs among your co-workers, department, or friends on campus. Ambassadors serve as key communicators of wellness programs helping to ensure UCB faculty and staff are informed about programs, activities, events and resources. See the Wellness Ambassadors webpage for details and how to get started today as a UCB Wellness Ambassador.
Wellness Policies and Guidelines
See Wellness Policies and Guidelines that support the health of faculty and staff.