WE student uses WE App on iPhone

The UVM WE App is a research & health promotion tool utilizing incentive-based behavior change in accordance with the principles of the UVM Wellness Environment

 

What is the UVM WE App?

  • Represents an integral component of the Wellness Environment research study
  • Serves as a platform for collecting research data
  • Acts as a health promotion tool for incentivizing behaviors related to the four pillars of wellness

 

WEconomy

Collect WEcoins by utilizing the UVM WE App and the amenities offered through the UVM Wellness Environment. WEcoins are stored in the WE Bank of your UVM WE App.

WE Activity How to log on WE App WEcoins Earned
Complete a workout "Log Exercise"  5 WEcoins
Workout in WE gym Scan QR code at gym desk* 5 WEcoins
Meet with a WE EXMS Fitness Mentor Scan QR code with mentor* 50 WEcoins
Fitness On Demand (FOD) Scan QR code at FOD kiosk* 25 WEcoins
Peloton workout Scan QR code at bike* 25 WEcoins
UVM Campus Rec Group Fitness Class Scan QR code in studio* 50 WEcoins
Complete WE App yoga session "Exercise Libraries" 5 WEcoins
Complete WE App mindfulness session "Meditation Libraries" 5 WEcoins
Attend WE yoga/mindfulness class Scan QR code in studio* 25 WEcoins
Log UVM dining food "Log Food" 1 WEcoins
Log WE mindful choice "Log Food" 2 WEcoins
Log hydration "Log Water" 1 WEcoins
Attend WE pillar events Scan QR code at event* 100 WEcoins
Attend other WE-sponsored events Scan QR code at event* TBD based on event (see event poster)

*To scan a QR code on the UVM WE App, open the menu and click "WE Event Check-in" to scan and earn WEcoins. WE Cat can see the date and time of each scan to track utilization and attendance!

WE Store

Got WEcoins? Trade them in for WE Gitch at the WE Store! Find current items available in the store and their cost below. Items will be added and removed throughout the year - earn your WEcoins fast before items disappear!

WE Store - Keychain

WE Keychain

Cost: 150 WEcoins

Light blue neoprene WE keychain

WE Store - Phone Wallet

WE Phone Wallet

Cost: 200 WEcoins

Black phone wallet sticks to back of phone/phone case

WE Store Location

Patterson 113
CWP - Redstone Campus

Second store coming soon to CCRH

WE Store Hours

Monday 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 - 3:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Hours subject to change throughout the semester

Wellness Environment Research

The WE Research Study seeks to determine the effectiveness of incentivizing college students to engage in more healthy behaviors through the use of technology.

Who can access the UVM WE App?

  • Must be a voluntary research participant in the WE Research study
  • Research eligibility requirements: current UVM student, at least 18-years old, own iPhone 5s or higher
  • Will need to have consented into the study and completed a baseline survey 

What are the features of the UVM WE App?

  • Meet WE Cat - chat with WE Cat as you navigate the app & your daily journey to wellness
  • Take your daily WE Survey & view a report of your daily wellness behaviors
  • Track daily activity, including: physical activity, mindfulness, nutrition, hydration & sleep
  • Access over 125 meditations in 3, 5 & 10-minute increments
  • Practice a WE Yoga Flow & 9-Minute Workout with instructor videos
  • Collect WEcoins in your WE Bank for attending WE Events, utilizing WE amenities & logging healthy behaviors
  • View the WE Calendar of Events for each day