Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.67
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date Oct. 7, 2021

STARS v2.2

Boston University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Stephen Ellis
Director, Data Analytics
BU 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 academic staff?:
Yes

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

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

Students: The Boston University Student Health Services (SHS) office's goal is to help you stay well throughout your time on campus by providing programs and services that promote your well-being. SHS helps students stay healthy with campus wellness events, peer health education programs, free and confidential counseling for alcohol and drugs, condoms and other safer sex supplies delivered to your mailbox, and resources on topics like stress, sleep, sexual health, alcohol, and other drugs.

Staff and Faculty: Boston University has a Faculty/Staff Assistance Office that provides confidential counseling and referral services such as consultation, problem assessment, short-term psychotherapy, and referral resource information. Human Resources also provides information online for health and wellness.


Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:
Yes

Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:
No

Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:
No

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
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The institution’s smoke-free policy:
Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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