Healthy Campus Environment

Health*Matters strives to make the UC Berkeley campus a healthier place through the programs, resources and campaigns below.


Nutrition/Physical Activity Work Group | Eat Well Berkeley | I Heart Tap Water | UCB Wellness Ambassadors | Wellness Policies and Guidelines


Nutrition and Physical Activity Work Group

2013 Report: Vision for a Healthier Cal Accomplishments (pdf)
The UC Berkeley Nutrition and Physical Activity Work Group is led by University Health Services in partnership with faculty members, students and campus service units. Its purpose is to identify problems associated with poor nutrition and inactivity on campus and to influence campus practices and policy to support a healthy environment. A healthy environment provides accessibility to healthier choices and supports those faculty, staff and students choosing to lead a healthy lifestyle. For more information, contact Health*Matters at 643-4646.


Eat Well Berkeley

The Eat Well Berkeley program strives to ensure access to healthy food and beverage choices on campus, including catering, meetings and events, restaurants and vending. Look for the checkmark icon () to identify the healthier choice.

  • Eat Well Berkeley: gateway to all Eat Well Berkeley services, including Catering, Vending, Restaurants and Retail, and more
  • Cook Well Berkeley: For all things cooking on and around campus! Cook Well Berkeley is your portal to healthy cooking videos, recipes, campus food and sustainability resources, local farmers' markets, and more.
  • Eat Well @ Work: Your resource for healthy eating in the workplace with resources for packing a healthy lunch, nutritious options when eating out, mindful snacking and planning healthy meetings and events.


I Heart Tap Water

I Heart Tap Water is a collaborative campaign between Cal Dining, Recreational Sports, Environment, Health & Safety and University Health Services to promote the drinking of tap water as the preferred beverage of choice.


Wellness Ambassadors

Wellness Ambassadors are volunteer staff who play a vital role in supporting Health*Matters Wellness Program for Faculty and Staff by promoting health and wellness programs among your co-workers, department, or friends on campus.  Ambassadors serve as key communicators of wellness programs helping to ensure UCB faculty and staff are informed about programs, activities, events and resources.
See the Wellness Ambassadors webpage for details and how to get started today as a UCB Wellness Ambassador.


Wellness Policies and Guidelines

See Wellness Policies and Guidelines that support the health of faculty and staff.




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