Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.46
Liaison Andrew DeMelia
Submission Date May 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bryant University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Elizabeth Canesi
HR Manager
Human Resources
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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):

The University sponsors an extensive wellness program. The initiative was started in 2005, when the Bryant Wellness Staff and Faculty Committee was established and the following mission statement was created:

Wellness Mission Statement:
“In keeping with the Bryant tradition of preparing individuals for their personal best in business and in life, the Wellness Program seeks to enhance the person as a whole; physically, emotionally, socially, intellectually, and spiritually.”

Wellness programs are offered through partnerships with our health insurance provider, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of RI and include fitness classes and educational workshops on various topics including: stress management, sleep, healthy eating initiatives and overall well being.

An on site counseling team is available for students free of charge.

The University provides an Employee Assistance Program (counseling program) to all faculty and staff through the services of Coastline EAP.

www.coastlineeap.com

The Elizabeth and Malcolm Chace Wellness and Athletic Center is an important part of the Bryant University campus providing all members of the Bryant community with a wide range of fitness classes including yoga, zumba, barre, strength and toning and spin.

Bryant offer a Wellness Incentive Program to all employees where they can receive a $300 discount on their medical premiums for the following year.


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:
The institution’s smoke-free policy:

The policy for students smoking is at the bottom of the page in this link:

https://catalog.bryant.edu/undergraduate/rightsandresponsibilitiesofstudents/

The smoking policy for faculty and staff is listed in the Employee Handbook Section III.H. A copy of the handbook is attached.


Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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