Healthy Campus Unit

Eligibility and Nomination Information


In making your nomination, we encourage you to consider the various factors influencing the well-being of the U of A community and the different ways a culture of wellness can be created, shared, and promoted. All students, staff, and faculty can nominate a person or group as a Wellness Champion. Self-nominations are also encouraged. All applications will be reviewed for their completeness.

Nominations for the 2019 Wellness Champions are now closed.

Evaluation Criteria

Nominators must demonstrate how the nominee has:
  • Improved the well-being of the university community
  • Been involved in initiatives, programs, processes or policies that have contributed to campus health
  • Positively influenced one or more of the factors influencing well-being ( e.g. physical, academic, emotional, social, financial, spiritual, environmental, and or career wellness)
Nominations will be reviewed with the following considerations:
  • The level impact or influence the nominee has had of the campus community. This may relate to a description of how the nominee had a lasting impression on an individual or group, collaborations or partnerships created, ideas sparked, wellness information shared and/or knowledge gained, and time commitment of the nominee to improving campus health.
  • The type of influence of the contribution on the campus community. This may relate to a description of actions, activities, and initiatives the nominee has either been a participant or leader. Some examples include connecting peers to resources on campus, offering workshops, bringing groups together to work on wellness-related projects, considering campus health in processes and policies, etc.
  • The degree to which the nominee has influenced various dimensions of well-being on campus.
  • The completeness and uniqueness of the application