CU Well 2021 Program Changes

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Below are some changes for the CU Well 2021 program due to COVID-19.

The mandatory biometric screening will not be required. Employees who have completed their bio-screen will keep their 50 points. Employees are still required to earn a total of 300 points.

Below are some options to receive the 50 points, typically earned through the biometric screen events:


  • Creating a personal challenge: 10 points each/ 120 max
  • Join the company challenge: 15 points each/ 30 max
  • Win the promoted healthy habit challenge: 10 points each/ 120 max


  • Complete a Journey 20 points each/ 80 max
    • Reducing Stress
      • Choose a New Attitude, Find Your Focus, Make Time for Play, Stress Less in 10 minutes and Three Ways to Lower Stress
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    • Build a Solid Routine, Self-Care during COVID
  • Sleeping Well
    • Calm Your Mind for Sleep, Get Back to Sleep, Plan for Sleep, Set Up Your Room for Sleep, Sleep for Parents


The preventative care screening and health check survey are still required items at 50 points each. All points must be logged in the CU Well online system by November 30, 2021, to be eligible for the incentive.

Reminder all eligible participants will receive $300 on a flexible spending account in January 2022. Employees hired between September 1, 2021, and October 31, 2021, will receive $150, by earning a total of 150 points by November 30, 2021.

You do not have to be enrolled in the Colgate University Health Insurance plan or have your own flexible spending account to receive the CU Well Incentive. 

To access the challenges, journeys, and activities follow these instructions:

  1. Log on to the website
  2. Under Home at the top of the page select Rewards
  3. Scroll Down to Additional Activities- select any item below to earn the allotted points    
    1. Select Creating a Personal Challenge 
    2. Join the Company Challenge- Next Challenge is in September
    3. Complete a Journey
    4. Win the promoted healthy habit challenge

If an employee would still like to complete the biometric screening, you can do so by one of two ways. Visit your primary care physician or a LabCorp.

To download the biometric screening forms, follow these steps:

Primary Care Physician

  1. Log on to the website
  2. Under Home at the top of the page select Rewards
  3. Under Program Requirements select Complete a Biometric Screening
  4. Select Take Me There
  5. Select Start Now
  6. Select Download From under Physician Form- print and take this form to your appointment, follow the instructions on the form

**Employees will be subject to the 20% co-insurance payment through the Colgate University insurance for any lab work ordered to complete the screening.


LabCorp Voucher

  1. Follow steps 1–5 above
  2. Select Download From under Labcorp voucher — print and take this form to your Labcorp appointments, follow the instructions on the form
  3. Make an appointment at the nearest location by visiting or call 1-888-522-2677
    1. Offices are located in Oneida, New Hartford, Walgreens in New Hartford, Utica, East Syracuse, and Liverpool

**This is of no cost to the employee, you do not even need to bring your insurance card with you.



Please Note: Employees who do not to complete the biometric screening will see the full value of their completed points, but they will show 0 points earned. This is a bug in the system. If you complete 300 points you will receive the $300 in the flexible spending account.