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Small Starts to Big Change

We know it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the demands of work, family, and other commitments, and oftentimes good health takes a backseat in our day-to-day lives. In light of that, the University of Tennessee has implemented Be Well, a new initiative to help employees improve their health.

Get Involved with Be Well!


  • Download the Small Starts App
    Healthier Tennessee’s Small Starts app has been customized for the University of Tennessee, download here, and pick your first small start.
  • Join the Be Well Fitbit Community 
    The Fitbit activity group was created for our campus community to bring together and motivate walkers and runners alike across campus.
  • Move More Mondays
    Move More Mondays are designed to incorporate movement into your day though a weekly group walk with other faculty and staff. Click here for more details.
  • Community Events
    Each month, Be Well will host a Be Well team at a local community event. Click here to see a calendar of available events.
  • Become a Wellness Champion
    Wellness champions embrace the concept of wellness in their college or division and assist the Center for Health Education & Wellness in promoting Be Well wellness programs. Champions serve as their department’s wellness representative and Be Well’s program liaison.
  • Nominate a Wellness Warrior
    The wellness warrior award is a recognition of individual efforts to lead by example when it comes to making healthier choices. It is an appreciation of the determination and dedication it takes to live a well and healthy lifestyle.
  • Encourage others
    Encourage others in your department or unit to take advantage of the resources and support offered by Be Well and Healthier Tennessee.