HealthQuest: Your plan to wellness

Employees enrolled in 2022 coverage through the State Employee Health Plan can earn a premium discount worth $480 annually and HSA/HRA rewards dollars up to $500 per year for each employee and covered spouse just by participating and logging healthy activities throughout the year.

In November, there is one event currently scheduled, worth up to one credit.

Take advantage of some of the on-demand and online options to earn HealthQuest credits.

  • Online Wellness Assessment: You can earn 10 credits for completing this assessment.
  • 2022 HealthQuest program overview video and quiz: You can earn three credits for watching this video and completing the short quiz.
  • Virtual health coaching sessions: You can earn up to 15 credits (max one health coaching per day, one credit each) by scheduling health coaching sessions. You can choose a health coach who is a nurse (RN), a dietitian or a trainer when scheduling sessions.
  • Learning modules: You can earn up to 12 credits by completing on-demand learning modules in the HealthQuest portal. There are many different topics to choose from.
  • EAP on-demand trainings: You can earn up to 10 credits combined by completing EAP on-demand trainings that you can access through the HealthQuest portal and attending EAP webinars (max one credit a day).
  • KPERS Financial Wellness Learning Module: You can earn 10 credits by completing this five-week learning module.

We’ll be publishing upcoming events each month, but if you’d like to plan in advance, check out all currently scheduled HealthQuest events.

Are you teaching a course during fall 2022?  If so, you will still need to have Student Perception of Teaching Effectiveness (SPTE) form administered to your course(s) if the results are needed for tenure and promotion, Faculty Activity Report, etc. If you have not already submitted a SPTE Request form, you can do so by clicking the link below. The due date for submissions is Sept. 28.

The Graduate School invites you to attend a virtual round table about online education. Representatives from online graduate programs and WSU Online Learning will talk about topics that include challenges that online learners often face and skills that help online students succeed.

Join us on at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11 via Zoom. For more information about this event, including the Zoom link, visit the WSU Calendar.

On Monday, Aug. 8, the summer 2022 Student Perception of Teaching Effectiveness (SPTE) Results were delivered to the University Post Office for distribution to the departments. Additional SPTE Information can be found at

Teaching Today, be in the know each month

The summer issue of Teaching Today is available and has everything you need to know about the upcoming Academic Resources Conference.

For example, did you know that all WSU staff and instructors are invited to the ARC? That’s right, the ARC has something for everyone. Learn more about upcoming sessions and read all about the newest changes to the Ultra Course Format grade book.

The Academic Resources Conference (ARC) provides training and discussion opportunities for all WSU staff and instructors, and as always we are free and online. It’s easy to attend, and here is what we have prepared for today, Wednesday, Aug. 17:

The Academic Resources Conference (ARC) offers a week of training to WSU staff and faculty three times a year. All ARCs have technical training, opportunities for discussion and sharing, and personalized help. All sessions are free and do not require registration. Get the Outlook invites with Zoom links for all of today’s sessions here:

ARC 22 Prepare for the future August 15-19

The Academic Resources Conference (ARC) is open to all staff and faculty; and as always, it’s free and online. Here is what we have scheduled for today, Aug. 16:

The very popular Panel Hour is back as part of the ARC this August, and we hope you plan to join us right from your desk. Each session runs 50 minutes and is online over the lunch hour. Everyone is invited. Here is what we have lined up for you:

The SPTE request form for fall 2022 pre-session courses is available. Please click on the link below to request an evaluation to be administered to your pre-session courses. You also have the option of contacting the Social Science Research Lab’s office at 978-3384.