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ODU's Human Resources Office, in partnership with our healthcare providers, the Wellness Center, Faculty from the Exercise Science Department provides employees with the resources and support to live healthy.
Employees can participate in range of health and wellness programs throughout the year to be fit, eat well and reduce stress. 
  • Give Up the Gain

    Give Up the Gain is a 12-week health and fitness program for ODU faculty and staff. The 2019 program will begin in January. 

    For more information and to register for this year's program, click the link below.

    Register Now

  • Panther Prowl

    ODU's Panther Prowl is a walking challenge to the whole community - students, faculty, staff and anyone else who wants to walk their way to fitness.

    Teams of six people compete against each other for prizes and bragging rights.

    The Panther Prowl begins in the fall and lasts 10 weeks. 

    Get More Info

  • ODU Alumni 5K
    In the spring, Panthers run.

    The annual Alumni Panther 5K is sponsored by the ODU Alumni Council and ODU's Alumni Relations Office.

    The event includes a kids fun run, prizes, a post-race party, and a health fair sponsored by ODU's Physician Assistant Program.

    Visit the Alumni 5K page for photos from last year's event and details for next year's.
  • Classes & Workshops
    Your health, including physical, emotional and financial, is important to us. 

    ODU offers free classes such as yoga, dance and group fitness. Check myODU calendar for dates and times throughout the year.

    The Fitness Center is free for all faculty and staff.

    The Human Resources Office also offer workshops on health and wellness, career development, personal finance and more.

    To view them, log in to myODU  > Department Links  > Human Resources  > Department Page. Follow the instructions to log in to HR Connection.

  • Wellness Center
    ODU's Wellness Center, located in the Griffin Student Center, provides holistic and comprehensive care to students, faculty and staff. Services include counseling services, first aid, and health and wellness programs.

    Go to Wellness Center page