Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.19
Liaison Emma Blandford
Submission Date March 2, 2021

STARS v2.2

Georgia Institute of Technology
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Anne Rogers
Sustainability Program & Portfolio Manager
Office of Campus 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):
Georgia Tech’s Office of Human Resources encourages employees to maintain work-life balance, offering programs and resources that enhance their personal and professional lives. The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is a confidential counseling service that assists employees in addressing emotional and mental health concerns they may be experiencing. The program is at no cost to employees who suffer from personal/emotional problems that may affect performance at work.

All students currently registered in a degree-seeking program are eligible for services at the Counseling Center. The Counseling Center offers several types of counseling, including: Individual Counseling, Group Counseling, Couples Counseling, Referral Services, Consultation, Outreach, Life Skills Workshops, Testing and Assessment, Mandated Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling, Career Counseling and Psychiatric Services.

FSAP: http://www.policylibrary.gatech.edu/employment/faculty-staff-assistance-program-fsap

Counseling services: https://counseling.gatech.edu/content/services

Health and Wellbeing: https://health-and-wellbeing.gatech.edu/eap

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:
The institution’s smoke-free policy:
Policy Statement
The Georgia Institute of Technology is committed to taking all practical measures to create a safe and healthy work environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Georgia Tech complies with the Board of Regents Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy (6.10).

BOARD OF REGENTS POLICY 6.10
The University System of Georgia (USG) is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and amicable environment for all students, employees, and persons visiting USG campuses. This policy applies to all persons who enter USG Properties. Violation of this policy may result in corrective action under student conduct or human resource policies and visitors refusing to comply may be asked to leave campus. Signage to help inform the campus communities and visitors of these prohibitions should be placed throughout campus.

Policy Statement: https://policylibrary.gatech.edu/employment/tobacco-and-smoke-free-campus-policy


BOARD OF REGENTS POLICY: https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2663/

Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
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