Work/Life

Mind, Body, Me Wellness Program

Frequently Asked QuestionsFrequently Asked Questions
A sampling of FAQs

Q: Who is eligible to participate?

A: Benefit eligible employees who have successfully completed their probationary period. There will be a focused recruitment effort by department.

Q: What is my level of commitment?

A: The College is making an investment in you by providing this program. It is expected that you make the commitment to participate in the screenings and activities for the duration of the program.

Q: Why should I sign up? What’s in it for me?

A: You will receive the tools and resources to support you in reaching your health and wellness goals.

Q: What will be available to me?

A: Health coaching, monthly programs, wellness classes, eni workshops, nutrition and fitness wellbeing activities and events as well as educational materials.

Q: What will it cost?

A: Nothing!

Q: Will my health information be confidential?

A: Yes. Your specific information is not shared. Human Resources will only receive aggregate data.

Q: Can I participate in the wellness program on work time?

A: You will need to work with your supervisor as participation during the work day will depend on the business needs of your department. The intent is to support you with your wellness journey. An option to consider would be a flexible work arrangement.

Q: What if a co-worker wants to be a part of the Mind, Body, Me Program?

A: Interested participants may contact the Office of Human Resources by e-mail: mindbodyme@ithaca.edu or by calling x4-8000. Participants will be placed on a “wait list” and will be contacted before they are scheduled to start in the program.

Q: What kind of time commitment is involved?

A: It really depends on your participation in the program. There will be assessments done by the Wellness Center at the beginning of the program, at 3 months, and at 6 months. There will be quarterly educational programming with a new topic covered each quarter. You will have dedicated fitness classes for faculty and staff available at the Fitness Center, access to eni’s website, access to the Wellness Center and more!

Q: Will my personal health information be kept confidential?

A: We are committed to preserving the privacy of your personal health information and are required by law to protect the privacy of your medical information.

Q: What do I need for my first Health Coach call?

A: It is important that you have a copy of your Health Risk Assessment with you and that you have reviewed the information that the Health Coach provided when your first call was scheduled.

Q: Who is my main contact for the Mind, Body, Me program?

A: Participants are encouraged to contact an eni Personal Wellness Coordinator (PWC) at 1.800.327.2255 option 4 or email pwc@eniweb.com for any questions regarding the Mind, Body Me program.