Wellness Rewards

Wellness Rewards is a voluntary wellness incentive program designed to help you learn more about your personal health, motivate you to maintain or improve your overall well-being, and earn a taxable incentive payment of $150-$250 or a membership to the Nelson Fitness Center or a program fee waiver for The Mindfulness Center at Brown.


2023 Wellness Rewards 

Complete tasks between January 1 and December 31, 2023.



Complete a confidential Health Assessment (HA)*

* Biometric screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, etc.) are required to complete the HA. Brown University does not receive any individual information, but does receive aggregate information.


Complete a voluntary tobacco free status affidavit 


Complete an onsite wellness program or online podcast through UnitedHealthcare* 


* Make sure to complete the UnitedHealthcare Seminar Completion Form to receive credit for these podcasts.


Complete one Redbrick Wellness Journey in the portal


Participate in one Wellness at Brown sponsored financial wellness onsite program, Financial Tuesdays retirement plan consultation, or online Financial Well-Being podcast through UnitedHealthcare*


* Make sure to complete the UnitedHealthcare Seminar Completion Form to receive credit for the podcast.


Participate in one Wellness at Brown sponsored fitness program



Reach the final destination/spotlight goal in a Wellness at Brown promoted portal challenge

Portal Challenges taking place in April, September, and November 2023


Track Promoted Healthy Habit Challenge (PHHC) 5 of 7 Days

Upcoming PHHCs: October 9-15, November 13-19, and December 11-17

Max $50

($10 each)

Obtain an annual physical exam


Obtain an annual dental exam


COVID Vaccine*

*For eligible employees who upload their vaccine documentation between Jan. 1- May 31, 2023. Employees who uploaded in 2021 or 2022 received credit toward 2021 or 2022 Wellness Rewards and are not eligible to receive credit in 2023. Booster shots are not eligible.


View the incentive program overview.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

View Wellness Rewards at Brown FAQs.

Wellness Portal

Wellness at Brown has partnered with Virgin Pulse to bring you the Wellness Portal, your centralized location for managing and submitting Wellness Rewards.

Wellness Rewards Options:

For participants who reach $250 in Wellness Rewards, you will be able to elect one of three Rewards options!

  • A taxable cash incentive payment of $250 
  • A 12-month membership to Nelson Fitness Center
  • A program fee voucher for The Mindfulness Center at Brown (value $300). This voucher can be redeemed toward a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction or Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy course.

Employees who earn the minimum of $150 but less than $250 will receive a taxable cash incentive payment.

Virtual Open Labs

Need help submitting your 2023 Wellness Rewards? Join members of the Wellness at Brown team for virtual open labs:

Tuesday, December 5

10 AM - 1 PM


Monday, December 11

10 AM - 2 PM



  • December 31, 2023: Taxable incentive payments will be added to a late January 2024 paycheck.  Nelson Fitness Center memberships and The Mindfulness Center at Brown program fee vouchers will be effective in February 2024.

Email [email protected] with questions.