Penn Healthy You

Be in the Know

As a partner in your wellbeing, Penn supports you in achieving your health and wellness goals.

This year, Be in the Know offers you even more ways to learn about your health and reach your personal goals. In the process, you can earn up to $200!*

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Now in it's fifth year, Be in the Know continues to grow with more Bonus Actions and more rewards than ever. Learn about the 3 Tracks to wellness, qualifying Bonus Actions, and all the other details for this year's campaign. Or get started now with the Core Actions below!

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Biometric Screenings
Free on-campus biometric screenings provide you with key indicators of your health status, such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and blood sugar. Participants receive immediate feedback on their results.

If you missed the Fall biometric screenings (October 5 through November 22, 2016), you can submit results from biometric screenings conducted by your physician between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Download and complete the Be in the Know Biometric Screening Consent Form, then follow the instructions on the form to send in your results.

Online Health Assessment
Complete a 10-minute questionnaire about your health habits and receive a personalized report on your current health, along with recommendations on how to maintain or improve it.

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Bonus Actions help you improve your health and earn cash. From dental checkups to on-campus events to online digital workshops, you have many ways to stay active, enhance your wellbeing, and earn rewards! Everything you need to know about Bonus Actions is on the Bonus Actions page.


Be in the Know Forms & Links

Biometric Screening Dates for Fall 2016
Be in the Know Biometric Screening Consent Form
Registration for On-Campus Bonus Actions
Proof of Bonus Action Forms 
Penn's Wellness Portal (hosted by StayWell)




After you’ve completed a biometric screening, it’s time to take StayWell’s health assessment. Complete this second Core Action to earn your first $100 incentive, plus be on your way to earning up to $200 this campaign year.

It's Bonus Action Time!

Bonus Actions are opportunities to take action and improve your health.

Here’s how it works:
1. Complete Bonus Actions any time during the campaign year (September 2016 – August 2017).
2. Earn points toward cash incentives.
3. Reap the rewards of better health and wellness!

All returning Be in the Know participants will be placed into a drawing for great prizes!    

*All cash incentives are less applicable payroll taxes. Incentives will be issued in your paycheck or as Campus Recreation credit in November 2016, January 2017, March 2017, May 2017, July 2017, and September 2017. Payment times depend on when you complete the Core Actions and qualifying Bonus Actions. Check the Be in the Know webpage at for key dates and more information.