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Higi Wellness Stations

A Higi Wellness Station is now available at each of the universities. This is made available to all faculty and staff by the State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) in partnership with Aetna. View the Higi poster for instructions on use. It's available to everyone regardless of health plan provider, and is free of charge.

Higi Wellness Station Locations
Urbana - Illini Union, first floor east hallway, located at 1401 West Green Street.
Springfield - The Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) lobby located at One University Plaza.
Chicago - Student Recreation Facility located at 737 South Halsted (east campus) and Clinical Sciences North Building, room 115 located at 840 South Wood Street (west campus).
Rockford - University of Illinois Chicago Health Sciences cafeteria located at 1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford.

What is a Higi Wellness Station?

A Higi Wellness Station allows you to measure important wellness indicators and track them if you wish.

  • Measure your body stats that are important to your health such as, blood pressure, pulse, weight, and body mass index.
  • You can use the optional Higi app to track your biometrics and access your numbers anywhere.

Is the Higi Wellness Station private and secure?

The following information is provided by CMS and Aetna.

  • Health stats and information are provided only via a privacy screen.
  • The University, Aetna and the State of Illinois do not have access to any personal identifiable Higi information or test results.
  • The State of Illinois IT services has audited the machines for security of employee information.

General information about Higi Wellness Stations can be found at

Eat. Move. Save.

The University of Illinois Extension's Eat. Move. Save. website includes tips for eating well, staying active, and improving your saving habits.

Magellan Ascend

Employees eligible for State (SEGIP) benefits can use Magellan Ascend for a variety of services, including the LifeCare Resource Center, self-care programs, coaching and counseling, legal assistance, smoking cessation, and a broad discount program. To get started, visit the Magellan Ascend website and select Log In. If this is your first time logging in, select Sign Up and complete registration using State of Illinois Employee Assistance Program as the Company Name.

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