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Join us on Wednesday, March 13, for activities dedicated to employee total well-being.

Enjoy the company of fellow Tar Heels and get a selfie with Rameses!


Expo Schedule

Activities run 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
in Fetzer Hall 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.

Student Stores, Third Floor
Sponsor: UNC Student Stores Pharmacy

The COVID 2023-24 updated vaccine is available at Student Stores Pharmacy for employees. No appointment needed. Be sure to bring your insurance card.

Fetzer Hall, Lobby
Alliance of Therapy Dogs

Stop by and visit an Alliance of Therapy Dog.

  • 11 a.m. – noon | Meet Grover Cleveland from the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Grover specializes in relaxation work and gladly gives kisses for belly rubs.
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m. | Meet Elly the Therapy Dog. Elly is an Auzi-dudle. She loves people. She specializes in giving love and bringing smiles to all!
Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym B)

Lunch is served! Join us in the TIAA Food & Fun Zone. Each attendee can enjoy up to two slices of pizza* and an open salad bar. While you’re there, enjoy a game of Cornhole, try the hula hoop challenge, or visit with a TIAA representative.

*Vegetarian and gluten free options available

Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A)

Meet local and University wellness vendors to learn more about nutritional, financial, fitness, work/life and other resources that support your total well-being. View the full list of exhibitors.

Featured Exhibits:

  • Stop by UNC Environment, Health & Safety to practice life-saving skills with hands-only CPR.
  • Try compression legs or an anti-gravity chair at Restore Hyper Wellness.
  • Find the perfect shoe. Stop by Fleet Feet for a foot assessment and Bull City Running Club for a gait analysis to learn more about your stride.
  • Visit BeAM (Be A Maker) to make a UNC button or design one of your own.
  • Join Mindful UNC for mindful coloring.
  • Sample super-food beverages at Gini’s Craft Beverages.
  • Learn about North Carolina Botanical Garden’s art yoga, and other mindfulness and gardening programs.
  • And much more!

Operation Medicine Drop

Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A)
Sponsor: UNC Police

Keep your family and the environment safe. Bring in any outdated, unused, or unwanted  prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to dispose of safely. Promotional Flyer (PDF).

Blood Pressure Screenings

Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A)
Sponsor: UNC Student Stores and UNC Wellness Centers

Knowing your numbers is the first step to taking control of your health. Nearly half of American adults are living with high blood pressure and many don’t even know it! Commonly referred to as the ‘silent killer’, high blood pressure often does not have any obvious symptoms. Stop by the UNC Student Stores and UNC Wellness Center booths for a quick blood pressure check. No appointment needed.

Fetzer Hall, Room 104
Sponsor: Aetna

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

Student Recreation Center, Studio B, Second Floor
Sponsor: Campus Recreation | Swag: Resistance Expander

Sign up for a 30-minute fitness session or 20-minute meditation session focused on strengthening your physical and mental well-being. All are welcome!

  • 11 a.m. | Full Body Strength | This resistance-based workout is designed to expand your functional strength through moves that target the entire body and incorporate dumbbells, bands, barbells and more. All fitness levels are welcome.
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. | Mindful Movement | This short practice will restore your grounding to the present moment using the body and breath. Come learn simple, gentle practices to take with you to strengthen your stress management skills.
  • 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Pilates | Lengthen and strengthen your body with this low-impact mat-based class focusing on breath work and the mind-body connection. Designed for every fitness level.
  • 1 – 1:20 p.m. | Mind-Body Relaxation and Heart Centered Meditation | Join this mid-day micro meditation practice that uses the energies of the earth to deeply relax our mind and body and open our hearts to love and light. A truly self-care experience.
  • 1:30 – 1:50 p.m. | Daily Exercises for a Healthy Spine | Reduce back pain with these easy flow exercises that can be practiced daily to create stability and mobility of the spine.
Fetzer Hall, Room 109
Sponsors: The National Kidney Foundation Serving the Carolinas and Carolina Dining Services

  • 11:30-11:50 a.m. | Kidney Friendly Anti-Pasta | Join the National Kidney Foundation to learn how to make a tasty vegetarian and kidney-friendly pasta salad suitable for all stages of kidney disease and safe for diabetics. All welcome!
  • 12:45 – 1:15 p.m. | Seared Salmon with Water Cress and Orzo Salad and Rhubarb and Strawberry Rice Pudding | Join Carolina Dining Services to learn healthy recipes and cooking tips. Participants will enjoy a 30-minute cooking demo by CDS Senior Executive Chef, Michael Gueiss and nutrition information provided by CDS Registered Dietitian, Lee July.

Cooking demos will be offered in-person and virtually via Zoom. Those attending in-person will leave with a free sample. Yum!

Student Recreation Center, Lobby
Sponsor: Campus Recreation | Swag: Resistance Expander

Take a 10-minute tour to see everything the Student Recreation Center has to offer employees. No registration required.

Fetzer Hall, Exhibit Hall (Gym A & B)

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get a selfie with your favorite mascot, Rameses! Post on social with #UNC or #HeadHeartHeels

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.

Breast Cancer Screening Opportunities

By appointment only

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.

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.

Screening Locations:

  • UNC Imaging and Spine Center
  • 1350 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • Hillsborough Campus Imaging Center
  • 430 Waterstone Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278


Free parking at both locations. To make an appointment, call 984-974-8762, select option 1.

Screening Location:

  • NC Cancer Hospital
  • 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Valet parking or paid parking at Dogwood Deck available. Call 984-974-2884 to schedule your appointment.

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 well-being with sessions for workouts, meditation, financial advice and more.

Contact UNC Total WellBeing

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