Healthy Choices Wellness Program

Beginning October 1st, the Healthy Choices program format expired and was replaced with a new, enhanced program,Thrive @ GVSU. Learn more about how to Thrive @ GVSU.

Rewards for the health coaching component will be deposited on the 11/13 paycheck for hourly staff and 11/15 for salaried faculty and staff.  Participants will receive an email confirmation of your reward from the Health and Wellness team. 


Healthy Choices is a free, voluntary and confidential program that helps qualifying benefit-eligible faculty and staff learn helpful information about their health, encourages them to take steps to improve or maintain it, and receive monetary rewards of up to $500 for doing so.

  • Two required components:
    • Know Your Numbers (Online Health Assessment and Biometric screen). Deadline, April 15, 2018. 
    • Health Coaching. If Health Coaching is required, participants must engage with a coach for 3 months. Deadline, September 30, 2018.
  • Monetary rewards:
    • Up to $500 for faculty/staff and spouse participation
    • Up to $300 for faculty/staff
  • Rewards administered directly into faculty and staff paychecks:
    • Payout for Know Your Numbers component: May 2018 ($100 faculty/staff, $100 spouse or household member). 
    • Payout for Health Coaching component: Fourth quarter 2018 ($200 faculty/staff, $100 spouse or household member).


Page last modified October 18, 2018