SHU Employee Wellness Program

Sacred Heart University is a platinum award winner in the Business Council of Fairfield County’s annual Healthy Workplaces Best Practices competition. SHU was recognized for its outstanding commitment to promoting a healthy work environment for its employees. The Healthy Workplaces Best Practices Award Ceremony took place on February 28 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel. This was the fifth consecutive year that Sacred Heart University was recognized by the council. The previous awards were in the Gold category.

Human Resources Staff

Wellness Program Offerings

SHU Now Smoke Free Campus

For maps of the designated smoking areas, and more information on this initiative, visit Smoke-Free SHU.  Please note the smoking cessation resources available below.

Ceridian Life Works

Ceridian Life Works offers a free online and telephonic Health Coaching program. Find out how the LifeWorks health coaching program can help you. Just call 888-267-8126 anytime and ask to speak with a health coach. You can also visit and click on iCan Health Management Resources under Specialty Solutions.



Aetna offers a free online and telephonic Healthy Lifestyle Coaching program. You are matched with a wellness coach, determine coaching sessions that fit your schedule and earn rewards for sticking with the program. Go to and log in to your secure Aetna Navigator® member website. Click on the “Simple Steps To A Healthier Life® program” link to answer some health questions in the Health Assessment. Or call 1-866-213-0153. Click to learn more about Healthy Lifestyle Coaching.