Wellness Information

The following wellness information and resources are provided to SMU employees through its wellness partners. The content will be updated monthly on this page and shared with benefits-eligible faculty and staff through the monthly HR newsletters. 


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
SMU's Health and Wellness Plan is administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

January 2023: Stop a silent killer (cervical cancer)

February 2023: Closing gaps in colon care


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Alight Monthly Bulletins

To assist you in finding the most affordable care options, SMU has partnered with Alight. From finding doctors to getting cost estimates, Alight is here to help at no additional cost. Alight serves as your personal health care advisor. So rely on your Health Pro to make you an empowered health care consumer that takes control of health care costs. Their service is simple to use and available to you and your family.

December 2022: The holidays can be a busy time - don't hesitate to check in on yourself

January 2023: Better health ahead with help from your personal Health Pro

February 2023: Need help finding the perfect doctor?

March 2023: Don't break the bank on healthcare costs


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Cariloop provides support services for those whom may be taking care of a loved one, whether a relative, friend or neighbor! Cariloop allows you to never feel alone again when navigating through the caregiving journey by providing excellent service through their Care Coaching. Enrollment into Cariloop is as simple as dialing 972-325-5836 or visiting the site at cariloop.com/smu as SMU covers this benefit for full-time and part-time faculty and staff.

January 2023: 4 Ways to Work on Your Mental and Physical Health in 2023

February 2023: 4 signs a loved one may need in-home care

February 2023: 4 ways to work on your mental and physical health in 2023

March 2023: In the Loop: Medicaid, The Caregiving Crisis, Planning for Summer Childcare


Employee Assistance Program (EAP) managed by Magellan Healthcare
The EAP is a confidential program designed to help you with your personal or workplace issues. The services offered under SMU’s employee assistance program are provided by Magellan Health Services to help you find an early resolution for your concerns.

February 2023: Healthy relationships

March 2023: Prioritizing self-care

Navigate is a well-tech company helping organizations create more health and happiness in the employees, clients, and communities they serve. Navigate powers the SMU Wellpower web portal.

January 2023: Build resolutions that make a difference

February 2023: How to create a healthy home workspace

March 2023: Take care of your heart - the rest of your body will thank you