Health, Fitness and Wellness

RTEmagicC_325b5ba11b_04Ryder Center

As an SVSU employee, you, your spouse and each of your dependents are recognized as members (at no cost to you) of the Ryder Center (you must complete an application for your eligible dependents - contact Human Resources for application). Your photo Access SVSU card will allow you access to the Ryder Center. The Fitness Center is intended for use by students, student-athletes, faculty and staff. State of the art exercise equipment is available to enhance personal fitness. The Ryder Center also offers racquetball courts, an indoor track and an olympic-size pool. For hours and a calendar of events, go to


SVSU Healthy U Wellness Program

For current Healthy U Programs, go to

For more information contact 
or Wellness (x2743).

Because a healthy YOU makes a healthier SVS-U!


Ceridian Lifeworks
Call toll-free 1-877-259-3785
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Ceridian Corporation called Lifeworks®, is an employee assistance program which provides employees and eligible family members with free, short-term worklife services.

Ceridian's master's-level consultants and certified employee assistance professionals (CEAP's) will provide employees and eligible family members with immediate confidential, professional assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling toll-free(1-877-259-3785) , and identifying yourself as a Saginaw Valley State University employee. Employees may also access Ceridian's award-winning website at