About the HealthPlex

Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) HealthPlex is a 5,700-square-foot facility that is the center for applied health research center and Wellness Department. The primary focus of the JCSU HealthPlex is to assist faculty and staff in performing research in the fields of health, sport, and human performance that benefit the University and the surrounding community. Student interns and student researchers are encouraged to become active participants in health, sport, and human performance research to gain valuable experience that will enhance their academic career. 

From research conducted within the JCSU HealthPlex, preventative wellness programming and initiatives are designed and implemented that promote positive attitudes, healthy lifestyles, and responsible self-care for the JCSU campus and surrounding community. The Wellness Department gives staff, faculty, and students of JCSU free access to a fitness facility and wellness programming. Preventative wellness programming reflects and addresses the unique needs and concerns of the JCSU campus and surrounding community.

For more information contact the HealthPlex at (704) 330-1370 or JCSUHealthPlex@jcmail.jcsu.edu

HealthPlex Promotes Health and Wellness in the Community

On October 26, 2012, the Johnson C. Smith University HealthPlex opened on campus to promote health and wellness in the community. The 5,600-square-foot facility next to Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium provides a wide range of health and wellness services that promote positive attitudes, healthily lifestyles and responsible self-care through applied research in health, human performance and sport. 

The facility contains a fitness center equipped with free motion fitness cardio and strength equipment, a multi-purpose room equipped with a teaching kitchen, Yoga/Pilates studio, wellness programs, group exercise classes, aquatic programming, locker rooms, storage and offices. 

HealthPlex serves the community on a medical referral basis. Preventative wellness programming, such as weight management, health coaching, healthy living seminar series and healthy cooking demonstrations are offered free of cost to residents of the Northwest Corridor.