HEA 189: Health & Wellness for Faculty and Staff
HEA 189 is designed to help individuals learn more about their own health and wellness through the acquisition of knowledge and the evaluation of attitudes and behaviors. Participants will monitor and assess their own health and wellness activities and will be supported in promoting lifelong fitness.
Employees and spouses taking HEA 189 will have free access to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center during the semester of enrollment. A valid ID is required to enter the building. To carry over memberships through the summer, a minimal fee is required.
Tuition Waiver FAQs - HEA 189 (PDF)
Tuition Waiver Form (PDF)
HEA 189 Application (PDF)
HEA 189 Overview Process
Fill Out Appropriate Applications(s)
of HEA 189 or if it has been 2 calendar years since taking a class an
application will have to be completed for admission before enrolling in the
class. The application can be found here and should be turned into the Transfer Center located
in Curris Center. Please note that spouses will have
to pay an application fee. The fee can be paid with cash, check, or money
If you have taken
HEA 189 within the last 2 years then you do not need to reapply and/or fill out
a new application.
If you have
graduated as a graduate or undergraduate student or have previously been a
graduate student and are not currently enrolled in graduate classes and want to
take HEA 189 then you will need to reapply as a non-degree seeking post-baccalaureate
and use the HEA 189 application referenced above.
Please note that
the application process can take 2-5 days and you should allow for that in the
Complete Tuition Waiver
A completed tuition
waiver must be turned in to Human Resources at the beginning of each fall/spring
semester in which an employee/spouse is registered for the course. Call Human Resources at 270-809-2146 for more information.
a. There is a firm deadline for
tuition waivers each semester. This will always be the drop/add deadline for
each semester. Deadline information can be found on the Academic Calendar link: here.
b. The steps to submit tuition
waiver are as follows:
i. Employee turns waiver into HR
ii. HR sends waiver to Bursar
iii. Bursar applies the waiver to the student account once
they have registered
ABSOLUTE DEADLINE for tuition
waivers & registering for class is the same day.
Contact Registration for Class Override
a. If you are a current
participant you can register during pre-registration up until the drop/add deadline
because the Registration Office places overrides on students enrolled in the
current semester ahead of pre-registration time. For more information on registration deadlines, please see the Academic Calendar link: here.
b. If you are a new participant or
a returning participant within the 2 year time range you
can contact the
Registration Office via 270.809.2394 or email@example.com to request a permission override
for HEA 189.
Register for Class on MyGate on
the Academics Tab
The deadline for registering for this class is
the drop/add deadline day. Deadline information can be found on the Academic Calendar link: here.
The steps to register are as follows:
i. Academics tab.
ii. Registration tool box.
iii. Add or drop classes.
iv. Type in 5 digit CRN (ex: Spring
2015: 14643) in worksheet box at bottom of registration screen (you can search
for “HEA 189” to find the CRN number).
v. Click submit changes.
vi. Registration is complete.
1. HEA 189 is offered on a pass/fail basis and cannot be used to complete the 120+ hours for graduation requirements. Please carefully review the syllabus for course requirements. This course requires the completion of a diary documenting a minimum of three 45-minute workout sessions per week. Attendance at employee health fairs is recommended. See the course syllabus for more information.
2. If you are not currently enrolled or eligible to schedule for classes, and the only course you want is HEA 189, use the streamlined HEA 189 application: here. If you are seeking admission for HEA 189 and/or other classes, apply online: here.
3. If you anticipate using all of your waivers for other courses during the fiscal year, this HEA 189 course will not count against the current limit. Contact Human Resources for further information.
NOTE: Submission of the tuition waiver does NOT automatically register employee/spouse in the course.
If you have admission questions, call 270-809-3350.
If you have questions about the HEA 189 course, contact Brittney Stinnett at 270-809-4458 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions about the Racer Wellness, contact Lauren Smee at 270-809-4672 or by email at email@example.com.
If you have questions about the registration process for HEA 189, contact the Registration Office at 270-809-2394 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.