Wellness Resources



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 Self-Care Tips

Practicing self-care means taking time to care for our mental, emotional, and physical well-being and it offers numerous health benefits. Check out the Self-Care Tips webpage to learn more!




Wellness Portal

Your new Virgin Pulse wellness portal is your centralized location for managing and submitting Wellness Rewards. This online portal is built upon habit-forming technology that drives better health choices in a motivational and streamlined experience. Your portal can be accessed from any device - phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. Learn more here.

For information on getting started, visit the wellness portal webpage.




On the first workday of each month, Brown faculty/staff members can use the Athletics facilities during open recreation hours (Nelson Fitness Center, pool, OMAC track).

With your Brown ID card on the first workday of each month, you can take advantage of state of the art fitness equipment, a featured fitness class (exclusively for faculty/staff members), and a Wellness at Brown! Stop-By Table promoting a new topic each month.


Health Services

Free blood pressure checks are available to all employees from the University Health Services.  
These preventative screenings are available:
- Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
They are located at Andrews House, 13 Brown Street.  Appointments required.  Call 863-3953.



Fruits and Vegetables at Brown

Brown Market Shares A campus based program connecting Brown families with regional producers through weekly shares of fresh local produce, bread, eggs, dairy, and meat.

Farm Fresh Rhode Island Farm Fresh Rhode Island is growing a local food system that values the environment, health and quality of life of RI farmers and eaters. Visit this page to learn more about local farmer's markets, including the on-campus market.

Food on the Move The Food on the Move discount fresh fruit and vegetable market is often held on the corner of Memorial Boulevard and College Street. Dates and times are published in [email protected].


Blue Cross Blue Shield

Brown Blue Cross Blue Shield members can log into their member page to take advantage of numerous health management options such as interactive tools, health topics, and the learning center.

For customer support, call  1-855-704-5366.


United Healthcare

Brown United Healthcare members can log into their member page for a one stop shop for health information, health plan tools, and useful wellness apps.

For customer support, call 877-844-4999.


Additional Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


Information contained in this site is general in nature and for informational purposes only.  It is not intended to replace consultation with medical providers nor should be construed as medical advice.  If you have a specific health care need or require complete information, please check with your health care provider.  Links to various web sites from this site are provided for your convenience only and do not constitute or imply an endorsement by Brown University of these sites and assumes no liability for the currency, accuracy, or availability of the information on the sites we link to or the care provided by the resources listed therein.