Dakota Wellness Program

Up and Running!

The Dakota Wellness Program is better than ever!  You now have access to an array of exciting new features, designed ot help you live a healthy life and feel you best.  Because we believe that the better health you're in, the more you get out of life.  On the job, and outside of it.

No matter what your health and wellness goals may be, Sanford's program will hep you achieve them.  One highlight? You can receive health coaching - one of the most effective tools there is to improve health and well-being. With the coach chat feature, you'll get personalized support from a health coach, from registered dietitians to personal trainers. Together, you'll create a plan for make - and maintaining - healthy lifestyle changes.

Sync your device!

Another great feature of the new wellness website is that it syncs with all major wearable devices and fitness apps, including Fitbit, Apple Watch, MyFitnessPal, among many others. You can sync your device from the My StayWell mobile app and then digitally track your steps or other activities.

Track your activity individually or join a team and see how you compare to your colleagues on the leaderboard. And if you sync a device weeks or months after July 1, it will automatically input your activity from July 1 onward. You can also “backtrack” and enter your activities manually on the website so you’re staying on track with your goals!

Get Connected!

The My StayWell mobile app is free and makes earning your $250 benefit easier than ever. Along with tracking your daily health activities, your synced fitness device will automatically earn points in the steps tracker. Points are available for the following activities:    

• Preventive care exams, including doctor visit and dental check-up

• Educational monthly sessions on health and wellness topics

• Challenges, including steps, fruits and veggies and strength training

• Daily tracking for water, low calorie snacks, exercise minutes and weekly tracking for weight

How do I download the app? 

• Members must log in to their account HERE one time after July 1st to get set up on the upgraded portal

• During login, they will create a username and password that will later be used on the app

• Search for "My StayWell" in the Android or iOS store and download

• Log in to the app with the username and password created during portal setup


Find more information on the Employee Wellness Benefits site.  

If you get stuck, please feel free to email Work Well at UND.workwell@UND.edu or call us at 701.777.0210.



The UND/NDPERS Voucher is DUE August 15th!  Remember, as a benefited UND employee, you can earn up to 12,000 points by completing 4 activities listed on the 2018-2019 voucher and submitting the voucher via email, fax, interoffice mail or Qualtrics.  This form has to be received by August 15th to have the points be transferred to your NOVU account and points must be used by December 31st, 2019.