Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.38
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Denison University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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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 :

Denison has a robust student wellness program and Wellness is one of five key areas of the college's current strategic plan. That plan includes the planned construction of a new student wellness center on campus.

Denison has a Wellness program for student that:

Denison University encourages students to lead a holistic lifestyle through the “Be Well to Do Well” program. In this program, each of the 5 dimensions of wellness (Personal, Community, Social, Financial and Intellectual forms a piece of a lifestyle. All areas of wellness interact continuously, influencing and being influenced by each other. Making a conscious change in one area of wellness will directly affect other areas as well. “Be Well to Do Well” offers continuity and integration of care providing students with the services, health education, and support needed to successfully navigate the management of their well-being.

Here are some specific programs included in our Wellness outreach
Alcohol and Other Drug Programs
Body Image-Eating Disorders Awareness
Healthy Relationships
Healthy Sexuality
Mental Health
Mindfulness
Safe Spring Break
Sleep Hygiene
Teams & Groups
Wellness Tracking App

The purpose of the Employee Wellness Program is to provide faculty and staff with access to facilities and opportunities to receive information and assistance needed to work towards a more healthful lifestyle. The scope of the program includes health risk appraisal/screening; physical fitness workshops and instruction; educational workshops such as smoking cessation and weight watchers; and spiritual and emotional wellness.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Denison maintains an internal password protected website where most of this information resides. Public access web pages have limited information on this topic.

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