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Join us in person on Wednesday, March 15, for activities dedicated to employee total wellbeing.
The more you participate, the more swag you get!

Make sure to take a selfie with Rameses, who’ll make an appearance at the day’s event!

Expo Agenda

Activities run 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless otherwise specified. Participation is free, and attendance is considered work time for employees, who should seek advance supervisor approval to attend. Free parking for event attendees is available in the Cobb Deck on Paul Green Drive. Details and event registration links below.

Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A)
Sponsor: NC State Health Plan | Swag: Stress buster & tissue package

Free comprehensive wellness checks for all State Health Plan members with access code UNC2023. In just 15 minutes you will have a comprehensive wellness review of your physical health including results for cholesterol, blood glucose/A1c, blood pressure, body mass index and waist circumference. Fasting not required. Register or walk in. (PDF registration instructions)

Wellness check registration

Eligibility & reminders

Knowing your numbers will let you know if you’re at risk for developing or have an undiagnosed chronic condition.

  • You must be a NC State Health Plan member for the 2023 benefit year to participate.
  • Appointments are preferred but not required.
  • Walk-in appointments are on a first-available basis.
  • Screenings appointment slots are limited.
  • Your results will NOT be shared with your employer or the NC State Health Plan.
  • Participants with abnormal results should contact their primary care provider for follow-up.

What to bring

  • Your 2023 NC State Health Plan insurance card
  • Photo ID (UNC One Card accepted)

To register in advance

  • Advance wellness check registration is open through Friday, March 10.
  • The wellness checks will be performed Wednesday, March 15.
    • Screenings will begin at 9 a.m. and continue throughout the Expo.
Student Stores, 3rd Floor
COVID updated booster shots are available at Student Stores Pharmacy for those employees who have completed their primary COVID immunization series. No appointment needed.
Lenoir Dining Hall
Sponsor: Carolina Dining Services

A healthy lunch is provided for 30% off  ($8.05 plus tax). Enjoy the following:

  • Carrot ginger soup & assorted crackers
  • Turkey sandwich
  • Loaded cucumber veggie sandwiches
  • Chicken salad wraps
  • Salad, fruit & yogurt bar
  • Protein bites
Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A)

Meet local and University wellness vendors to learn more about nutritional, financial, fitness, work/life and other wellbeing resources. The Wellness Resource Fair will feature calming relaxation music to start the day then up the tempo in the afternoon with songs to get you moving.

Featured Exhibits:

  • Stop by the Fidelity Investments to learn how to meet your financial goals and prepare for retirement.
  • Leave your creative mark on the Arts Everywhere canvas to be displayed on April 14.
  • Visit BeAM (Be A Maker) to make a UNC button or design one of your own.
  • Join Mindful UNC for some mindful coloring.
  • Learn about North Carolina Botanical Garden’s art yoga, other mindfulness and gardening programs and pick up the wildflower-of-the-year seeds.
  • Try compression legs, red light therapy, local cryotherapy and more at Restore Hyper Wellness.
  • Take your best swing at Title Boxing.
  • Visit UNC Wellness Center for a quick blood pressure check.
  • And much more!
Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A)
Sponsor: UNC Police

Bring in any unused or expired medications to dispose of safely.

Fetzer Hall, Room 104
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments

Massage has shown to lower heart rate, improve posture and reduce daily stress. Unwind with a complimentary 10-minute chair massage. Advanced registration required.

Student Recreation Center, Studio B, Second Floor
Sponsor: Campus Recreation | Swag: Shaker bottle

Sign up for these 25-minute sessions focused on physical and mental strength.

  • 11 a.m. | Boxing | Total body workout for endurance, breath control and mental clarity
  • 11:35 a.m. | Pilates | Strengthen a mind/body connection with this low-impact class
  • 12:15 p.m. | Full Body Strength | Resistance-based workout to expand functional strength
  • 1 p.m. | Restore Yoga | Release tension with props, postures and stretches
  • 1:35 p.m. | Exercise with Get REAL & HEEL | Fitness preview for cancer survivors and for general wellness. All are welcome!
Pilates, Full Body Strength & Restore Yoga registration
Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym B)
Sponsor: Campus Recreation | Swag: Water bottle, cooling cloth or stress buster

It’s all fun and games in this open gym space! Win bragging rights with a little friendly competition:

  • Cornhole
  • Hot Shot Basketball Challenge
  • Hula Hoop challenge & more!
Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A), Mindful UNC Exhibit

Join Tina Craven, MPH from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, for a guided session on breathing techniques and gentle yoga postures to invigorate your mind, body and spirit!

Fetzer Hall, Room 109
Sponsor: Carolina Dining Services | Swag: Chef spoon or measuring cup & spoon set

Learn how to make a Five Spice Farro Breakfast Bowl with scrambled egg whites and vegetables — and leave with a free sample!

Fetzer Hall, Lobby

Stop by and visit Smoky from the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Smoky specializes calm relaxation work and is an expert snuggle.

Student Recreation Center, Lobby
Sponsor: Campus Recreation | Swag: Shaker bottle

Take a 10-minute tour to see everything the Student Recreation Center has to offer employees.

Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A), Mindful UNC Exhibit

Join Suzanne Kennedy from NC Children’s Hospital for guided Mindful Movement Meditation. This session will demonstrate gentle yoga postures to get your joints moving. Take a seat and practice what you’ve learned or try these techniques at your desk to keep your body moving in a thoughtful way throughout the day.

Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A, DJ Dance Floor)

Come support the Bouncing Bulldogs, a Chapel Hill – Durham jump rope team that competes worldwide. The Bouncing Bulldogs are nine-time Grand National Champions and twelve-time World Champions. Stop by and be amazed at the creative and powerful display of the jump rope sport.

Early detection is your best protection against breast cancer! 2D and 3D screening mammograms available by appointment. Screening should take approximately 20-30 minutes. Results are confidential and only shared with you and your listed referring physician.

Eligibility requirements

To participate in the Breast Cancer Screening, you must:

  • Be 40 years of age or older.
  • Not have had a mammogram in the last 12 months.
  • Not be pregnant or have breastfed in the last 6 months.
  • Not have had a COVID-19 vaccine or booster within 6 weeks.
  • Not have any abnormal symptoms (i.e. pain, new lump or nipple discharge).
  • No referral needed. Include the name of your established physician (PCP or OB/GYN) as your referring provider. Screening results will be sent to the physician provided.

Early screening opportunity: Saturday, March 11

Special Total WellBeing screening hours offered by UNC Imaging Center
Saturday, March 11 | 8 – 11:30 a.m.
2D Screenings at UNC Imaging Center
1350 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

  • Free parking.

Call 984-974-2884 to schedule your appointment.

2D & 3D Screenings at NC Cancer Hospital

Wednesday, March 15 | 4 – 6 p.m. (last screening appointment at 5:40 p.m.)

2D & 3D Screenings at NC Cancer Hospital
101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • Valet parking or Dogwood Deck parking available.
  • Appointments available 4 – 5:40 p.m.

Call 984-974-2884 to schedule your appointment.

For more details

To learn more, visit the Breast Imaging Mammography page of the UNC School of Medicine Department of Radiology website.

Can’t make it in person? Check out our virtual events!

Support your total wellbeing with sessions for workouts, meditation, financial advice and more.

Contact UNC Total WellBeing

Jessica Pyjas, Senior Total WellBeing Manager
Meriem Alqoh, University Program Associate