The WashU employee experience embraces a culture of care. Our missions are rooted in serving others, and to do that, it is important to take care of ourselves too.

Employee Wellness Programs

Programs designed to help employees thrive at work and outside of work. The 8ight Ways to Wellness framework, developed by WashU faculty, offers employees simple and effective ways to focus on physical and emotional wellness.

Visit the Employee Connection Hub

Save the Date for the 2023 Take Care Series!
The Take Care Series highlighted the 8ight Ways to Wellness principles to address common well-being topics and questions.

This year, we’re offering an in-person health fair and virtual webinar series! Learn more.

Mental & Emotional Health

Find support for your mental and emotional well-being, from counseling and psychiatric services to helpful tools and resources. View our Mental health and emotional support programs.

Visit the Mental Health Hub

Employee Assistance Program

Work-Life Solutions, our employee assistance program (EAP), offers free, confidential, 24/7 support. From one-on-one counseling to help finding home care, legal support and other areas to help you manage your life and family. 

Visit the EAP Hub

Family Care Support

As an employee, you have access to child care and adult care benefits, as well as an array of family tips, tools and WashU expert-led courses and articles aimed at helping you take care of your family. 

Visit the Family Care Hub

Financial Well-Being

Explore our financial tools and resources, set goals, and connect with one of our financial wellness consultants to prepare a solid foundation.

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WashU Culture & Community

Connection and belonging brings us together as a community. Whether we are celebrating career milestones and contributions or engaging in the community, there are many opportunities to for an enriching university experience. 

Develop & Learn

Online and instructor-led courses for managers and staff.

Well-Being News

Update to VSP Vision Benefit

WashU employees and dependents enrolled in the VSP vision plan benefit can find routine vision and eye care online.