Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.17
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
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STARS v2.1

American University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Hannah Moskowitz
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

AhealthyU, AU's Faculty & Staff Wellness Program offers a wide range of assistance for physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual, environmental, and occupational wellness. A few of the many programs include: Weight Watchers at Work; farmers market and local CSA; brown bag wellness workshop series; know your numbers screening events; personal health assessments; on-site wellness coaches; seated massage; a living well newsletter; discounted gym memberships; fitbit steps competitions, Recharge Mondays for mental health, and many others.

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is confidential and makes professional personal counseling services available to faculty and staff members and their immediate families.

The student Wellness Center provides free consultation in a variety of areas including self-care, sexual health, reproductive health/birth control methods. alcohol & drug use, healthy relationships, and sleep. Programming includes engagement around exercise, stress relief, and education in areas of wellness.

Through the Counseling Center, free consultations are provided to students, staff, and faculty with a Counseling Center clinician on topics including, but not limited to, depression and mental health, trauma, grief, relationships, eating and body image, and identity.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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