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Certified Healthy Department Program

Deans for WELLNESS

Well being grant funds


Application Process: The 2015.2016 application period is now open. Application deadline is December 16, 2016.  


Human Resources Health and Wellness at Grand Valley State University aims to be the Healthiest Campus in Michigan. One way to embrace and support a culture of health and wellness is through the Certified Healthy Department Program. Your Departments will be recognized in a variety of ways, joining others, as partners with Human Resources Health and Wellness.

Certified healthy department

Review the application questions here then complete the application for the Certified Healthy Department distinction (2016 application will be available September 6-December 16). If you would like any help completing the form and/or creating a healthier office culture, please contact Lindsey DesArmo, Health and Wellness Specialist in the Human Resources office, 331-2215 or .

Human Resources Health and Wellness Well-being Grant Funds

Grand Valley State University actively supports and promotes a culture of health and well-being for all campus community members. Research shows that healthy behaviors are directly correlated to those individuals that we spend a majority of our time with. If a co-worker exhibits healthy behaviors, we are more likely to as well. Have an idea for developing a healthier culture in the office? Apply now for a Well-being grant.

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Well being grants

Deans for Wellness

Human Resources Health and Wellness is pleased to provide staffing and resources to inaugurate the Deans for Wellness Initiative in partnership with Deans to promote a culture of health and wellness for faculty and staff throughout the university. Each Dean is invited to join the Initiative by implementing at least one wellness initiative in their college or school in 2016. Learn more here.

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