Physical wellness is the process of developing healthy eating and exercise habits to support personal health.

EVMS offers walking routes around campus, and bike-shares are available on campus as well.

The Tacky Sweater 5K is one of several races that benefit EVMS. Students and employees are encouraged to participate in these running events.

Physical wellness resources for employees include:

  • A smoking cessation program
  • Free flu shots
  • Self-defense classes

Discounted gym memberships are also available to all employees, their spouses and dependent children. Learn more about specific physical wellness benefits on myPortal.

Employees also have access to health insurance options. For more detailed information, explore myPortal's health insurance information.

Students can obtain student health insurance.

Student fitness groups' organized sports and fitness meetups promote wellness. EVMS also hosts the Pumpkin Bowl, a powderpuff flag-football game for students, every fall.