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CSU Well-Being Programs - Columbus State University

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CSU Well-Being Programs

Please visit this page for the most up to date list of well-being offerings hosted by the CSU Well-being Committee or by the USG Well-being Program.

Ongoing Events

Walking Club (starting on March 22nd)

Come out and enjoy a socially distanced walk with colleagues. We will start at the Clock Tower.
Note: Masks are required.


  • Tuesdays 12pm and 5:15pm
  • Wednesdays 5:00pm
  • Thursdays 12pm

Upcoming Events

  • Visit the USG Well-being Events site
  • Click on the calendar date and select the event
  • The calendar will direct you to either register for the event or join

Past Events

On May 6th, 2020, the CSU Well-being Committee hosted a Cooking Demo with Valarie Houghton. The recipes are included here for you to download and try at your earliest convenience. Please check back with us because we hope to offer more cooking demos and events!

Virgin Pulse

Are you registered on the new platform called Virgin Pulse?

Employees: Register through OneUSG Connect by clicking on Manage My Benefits and then the USG Well-being tile from the home page.

One of the resources that you have access to after you register is Zipongo where you can discover over 1 million healthy recipes and 40+ curated categories.

USG Well-being Programs

Our Journey. Our Well-being. Be Part of the Journey.

Join an open team- or make a new one with your work friends. Earn $20.00 well-being credit. Feb 8-March 21st. Visit the USG Well-being website for more information or contact Ms. Lashica Thomas, your CSU Well-being liaison.

The University System of Georgia is partnering with KEPRO to provide employees and their household family members with a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Services are confidential at no cost. To learn more, visit their website using company code USGcares. KEPRO is available 24/7,  365 days a year, and can be reached at 1-844-243-4440.

Counseling and Well-being

  • Up to 4 sessions, per counseling issue
  • Telephonic Counseling
  • 24/7/365 Toll-free access to licensed clinical caring professionals

Work/Life Balance

  • Financial Consultation
  • Legal Consultation

Resources & Referrals for:

  • Child Care
  • Elder Care
  • Special Needs
  • Daily Living and Concierge
  • Academic
  • Adoption
  • Management & HR Consultation
  • Pet Services
  • Relocation

Trails continue to put numerous Americans back on the path to good health. Hiking and walking can easily be for all levels of physical fitness, and these activities can help with health ailments like hypertension, diabetes, and anxiety. Remember to remain six feet apart from other trail users as we practice social distancing.

Did you know there are 617 easy trails in Georgia, ranging from 0.6 to 32.6 miles and from 0 to 3,874 feet above sea level? Grab your walking shoes or hiking boots and hit the trail! Hike our favorite Georgia hiking trails and walking/running trails to beautiful waterfalls, canyons, river valleys, and mountain summits.

USG Well-being will be hosting live events throughout May in partnership with some of our institutions and vendors. The attendee links will be available on the USG Well-being Events page. Here's a list of the events for this week.

Tuesday: Tone it Tuesday - Core Yoga
Wednesday: Estate Planning - Five Essential Documents
Thursday: Supporting Your Child's Mental Health
Friday: Virtual Guided Meditation

For more resources, visit:

Employees: Register through OneUSG Connect – Benefits at OneUSG Connect > click on Manage My Benefits > click on the USG Well-being tile from the home page.

Spouses: Register through USG Well-Being site.

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