Purdue University North Central (PNC) Wellness Department offers a variety of programs and services to assist employees with better total wellness. PNC faculty and staff of all ages and abilities gain awareness, knowledge, skills, and motivation that promote a healthy lifestyle.

On this site you will find updated health news, past and present nutrition and fitness programs/classes, and information on area fitness parks/ trails.

Current & Upcoming Programs:

Summer Group Walks
Every Friday • 10:30am • Meeting at Fountain prior to start of walk

This summer join us for some fun walking the trails at PNC with your fellow co-workers.  All levels are welcome; just be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.  Walks will last approximately 30 minutes, but if you can’t stay the whole time that’s ok, too.  Hope to see you there!

On Campus Massages
Every Second Thursday of the Month • LSF 75 (Aerobics room)
Fall Semester Dates: Oct. 8, Nov. 12 & Dec. 10

Book yourself a 15 minute massages on campus.  Every second Thursday of the month a certified massage therapist comes to campus to offer their services. A 15 – 30 minute massage can rejuvenate tired stressed works, relieve muscle tension and help reduce the effects of repetitive motion on hands and upper extremities. Schedule a refreshing break today. Please schedule an appointment online or call (219) 785-5519.

  • Morning Appointment Times: 8:15, 8:25, 8:55, 9:15, 9:35, 9:55, 10:15, 10:35, 10:55
  • Cost: $15 (cash or check made payable to IU Health)

Body Composition Analysis
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 • 9am – 12pm • SWRZ 25

Due to popularity the Body Composition Analysis back again this fall on Tuesday, September 29 from 9:00am – 12:00pm in Schwarz 25.

It’s Free & Confidential!  Come get your own body composition analysis done and find out your metabolic age, muscle mass, % of body water and more.  Here’s an example of the customized Body Composition Analysis Report you’ll get . To cut down on the wait please select what time you would like when registering online.  The whole process will take 10 minutes for less. Due to popularity, please be courteous and arrive at your scheduled time.

  • Appointments are required.
    • Please schedule an appointment online.

Freedom From Smoking Tobacco Cessation Classes
Starts Wednesday, September 30, 2015 in SWRZ 60
5:30am Class and 9:00am Class

This FREE smoking cessation program is designed to help people learn what steps to take to “kick the tobacco habit” and stay quit.  This program is available to PNC employees & spouses/ssdp.  Purdue Tobacco User Premium will be waived beginning January 1, 2016 for participants who complete the program successfully.  In order to recieve the waiver participants must attend 6 out of the 8 sessions.

Register for the class online or call (219) 785-5519.



Anthem – Purdue’s Medical Insurance Provider

Visit the anthem.com website. At this website you can:

  • Save on health and wellness related products & services
  • Check covered preventative and wellness services
  • Watch current, trustworthy health videos and podcasts on a variety of topics

Got an idea or have a need?

Email workshop requests to Kendra Gardin


For more information, or if you have questions, please contact:
Kendra Gardin, Employee Wellness Coordinator
(219) 785-5519