Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.21
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date July 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Cleveland State University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jennifer McMillin
Director 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 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):

CSU Health & Wellness Services
CSU Health & Wellness Services is a high quality medical facility committed to serving the medical needs of the CSU community. Staffed by certified nurse practitioners and doctors, it offers a wide variety of services including primary and same day care, health counseling, limited in-house pharmacy and lab services, vaccinations, and more. Medical care is available to CSU students, staff and faculty by appointment. There is no charge for most visits. For those students who have Student Health Insurance, there is 100% coverage in the Health Center and only a $5 co-pay for any generic medication dispensed.
http://www.csuohio.edu/health/health

CSU Counseling Center
The mission of the CSU Counseling Center is to support and empower our diverse student community through the provision of psychological services. Our services are confidential and include individual, couples and group counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, psycho-education, and referrals. These services are designed to help students cultivate their strengths and overcome obstacles to obtain their personal, academic, and career goals. Likewise, we collaborate closely with our university and community partners to foster the personal, social, and academic well-being of our students and the university community. We are also committed to providing high quality experiential training to graduate students to support their development as aspiring mental health professionals.
https://www.csuohio.edu/counselingcenter/counselingcenter

Counseling & Academic Success Clinic
The Counseling & Academic Success Clinic is a free, confidential, supportive counseling and coaching center available to students of Cleveland State University. Staffed with graduate counseling student interns, under supervision of the clinical director, the faculty advisor and our interns' internship class supervisors; the clinic provides support and guidance in navigating the typical concerns of today's busy college student.
https://www.csuohio.edu/cehs/casal/counseling-academic-success-clinic

Lift Up Vikes!
Lift Up Vikes! offers a convenient, dignified and compassionate process through which CSU students are connected to resources that supplement nutrition and other basic human needs as they strive to earn a college degree. Students can visit the pantry weekly and receive fresh fruit and vegetables, non-perishable food and personal care items. Funds are also available for students experiencing financial hardship.
https://www.csuohio.edu/liftupvikes

VikeHealth & Well-Being
VikeHealth & Well-Being initiative provides robust employee health and well-being programs, incentives, services and resources.
https://www.csuohio.edu/hrd/vikehealth

Journey to Wellness
The Journey to Wellness programs, exclusively for CSU faculty and staff, are designed to educate and promote healthy attitudes and practices. Our educational presentations, health screenings, fitness activities and lunch programs have been developed to encourage the pursuit and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle.
https://cehs.csuohio.edu/hperd/J2W

Peer Wellness Coaching
Peer Wellness Coaching is FREE 1:1 coaching focused on creating achievable goals and plans to stay balanced through a collaborative, non-judgmental partnership. Available to all students.
https://www.csuohio.edu/studentwellness/wellness-coaching


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

Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:
Yes

Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
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The institution’s smoke-free policy:

TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS POLICY

(A) Policy statement

(1) Cleveland state university has a vital interest in maintaining a safe, healthy and respectful learning and working environment for members of the university community. The university seeks to set a model for a tobacco free workplace and promotion of healthy lifestyles now and in the future. Research findings show that use of tobacco products in general constitutes a significant health hazard.

(2) Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising, sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related merchandise is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university grounds, whether leased or owned, and at university-sponsored events, regardless of the venue.

(3) Tobacco industry and related company sponsorship of athletic events and athletes is prohibited.

(B) Definitions

(1) "Tobacco " - Tobacco is defined as all tobacco-derived or containing products, including, but not limited to, cigarettes, (clove, bidis, kreteks), e-cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos, hookah-smoked products, and oral tobacco (spit and spitless, smokeless, chew, snuff, snus).

(2) "University facilities" - University facilities are defined as any facility or property that is owned, leased, used or occupied by the university, including but not limited to: classrooms, restrooms, auditoriums, offices, lounges, dining areas, recreational facilities, parking lots, parking garages, rooftops, storage areas, service shops, garages, walkways, enclosed bridges, thoroughfares, facilities operations areas, athletic facilities, extension locations, all university vehicles (owned or leased), and personally owned or rented vehicles when used to transport university faculty, staff or students on any school-related business, academic or student life activities.

(3) "Members of the university community" are defined as anyone on campus including but not limited to faculty, staff, students, visitors, consultants, vendors, volunteers and contractor employees.

(C) Exceptions and limitations

(1) Tobacco use may be permitted for controlled research with prior approval of the provost, and in the case of smoking, the review and recommendation of the department of environmental safety and health.

(2) Tobacco use may be permitted for educational, clinical, or religious ceremonial purposes with prior approval of the provost and in the case of smoking, the review and recommendation of the department of environmental safety and health.

(3) Tobacco use is permitted on primary public traffic and pedestrian thoroughfares.

(4) Tobacco use may be permitted on properties the university owns, but leases or otherwise conveys an interest (e.g. an easement) to a non-university party for non-university purposes, according to the provisions of the applicable lease or agreement.

(5) Tobacco use in facilities that are not owned, leased, or controlled by the university, are subject to the non-tobacco policies applicable to those particular facilities, and are exempt from this regulation.

(D) Compliance and enforcement (1) The responsibility for the enforcement and communication of this policy depends on the thoughtfulness, consideration and cooperation of all members of the university community.

(2) University administration will develop administrative guidelines and procedures as necessary to implement this policy by the beginning of the fall semester 2013, including provisions for notification, communications, training, signage, complaint procedures, disciplinary consequences, and enforcement.

(E) Tobacco usage cessation The university shall make available to faculty, staff and students comprehensive tobacco usage cessation programs including no cost or low cost counseling and medication based solutions.

Source: https://www.csuohio.edu/tobacco-free/tobacco-free-campus-policy


Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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In 2019, the VikeHealth and Wellbeing Program won a Gold Healthy Workplace Award from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio.

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