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:

On Campus Massages
Every Second Thursday of the Month • LSF 75 (Aerobics room)
Fall Semester Dates: 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)

Maintain Dont Gain Holiday Challenge LogoMaintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge
Monday, November 23, 2015 – Sunday, January 3, 2015

This holiday season why not take the pledge to enjoy a happy and healthy holiday season.  This 6-week challenge will help you with that by providing you with tools to use throughout this time of year.

Body Composition Analysis
Tuesday, December 1 • 9:00am-12:00pm • SWRZ 25

Due to popularity the Body Composition Analysis back again this semester on Tuesday, December 1 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 report you’ll receive – Body Composition Analysis Report. To cut down on the wait please select what time you would like.  The whole process will take 10 minutes for less. Due to popularity, please be courteous and arrive at your scheduled time.

  • Schedule your appointment online.

Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to do to prepare?
   Nothing except register for an appointment and arrive on time.

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.

PNC Weight Watchers at Work
Weigh ins: 11:00-11:15am & Meetings: 11:15am-11:45am • SWRZ 60

If you are a benefit-eligible employee and attend 80% of the meetings here or at a community campus, Employee Wellness will cover half of the series cost.

For details and to sign up for this series, register online



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