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.

Wellness Connection

Wellness Connection programs are 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 their physical and emotional wellness.

Visit the Employee Wellness 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

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, resources and information for every aspect of your life. From one-on-one counseling to help finding local resources such as home care, legal support and other areas that help you manage your life and family responsibilities. 

Visit the EAP Hub

 


 

More Well-being Resources

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.

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.

Well-being News

Healthcare benefits to support employees during the pandemic

During this time of heightened health concerns and the need to take action to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading the COVID-19 virus, the following information is a reminder of some of the benefits available to you as a WashU employee. COVID-19 Testing Covered at 100% COVID-19 screening testing is a covered health service […]

Spring into Action

As we look forward with hope, how can we find renewed energy and build well-being into our lives with intention?

FSA adjustments

Human Resources is please to announce that we have amended the WashU FSA to provide flexibility and help you take proactive steps for your health and financial well-being.  Under legislation that was passed and signed into law in late December 2020, employers are now allowed to provide flexibility to employees who need to make adjustments […]

tHRive tip: 5 tips on bringing your heart to work

Meaningful work is about forging human connections to create a deeper, richer work experience.  This concept is easy enough to agree with, but what is “meaningful work” really about? It’s about showing up in a way that lifts and supports the people around you. It’s being authentic and holding space for others to do the same. Simply put, it’s about allowing your heart to join you in your work.  […]