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:


FREE Body Composition Analysis
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • 9:00am – 12:00pm • SWRZ 25 (HR Conference room)

Due to popularity the Body Composition Analysis is back again on Wednesday, May 20 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. This is a great tool to monitor your progress or use as a starting point. See the attached Body Composition Analysis Report example to see the what you’ll get. Please sign up if you would like to participate by registering online or calling ext. 5519. Appointments will take 10 minutes or less.


  • What do I need to do to prepare?
    • All you need to do is register online or call ext. 5519.
  • Do I have to wear or change into anything?
    • What you’re wearing is fine, but you will need to step on the scale with your bare feet.
  • Who gets the results?
    • Just you.

An Example of a Body Compostion Analysis Report You’ll Get.


Weight Watcher at Work Series
A new series started on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Schwarz 60. 
Weigh-Ins are from 11:00am – 11:15am and weekly meetings are from 11:15am -11:45am.  You may join at anytime and the cost will be prorated.  For more information about the Weight Watchers at Work Series here at PNC please contact Kendra Gardin at (219)785-5519 or kgardin@pnc.edu.

Why Join Weight Watchers at Work?

  • Convenient-right at work
  • Share tips and ideas with coworkers
  • Weekly group meetings
  • Private weigh-ins
  • Includes free etools and 24/7 chat

Spot Skin Cancer Workshop
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in LSF 170A (Formal Dining room)

Do you know that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.  Join us as we learn more about skin cancer.  What is it? Who gets it? How can you prevent it? All these questions will be answered during this lunch & learn.  So bring your lunch and learn how to protect yourself.  All who register to attend will walk away with a treat.  Light refreshments will be served.  Register online to attend.

On Campus Massages
Thursday, June 11, 2015 in LSF 75 (Aerobics room)

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)




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, Wellness Coordinator
(219) 785-5519