Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.04
Liaison Jodi Kennedy
Submission Date July 5, 2022

STARS v2.2

Georgia Southern University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Vickie Shaw
Deputy CHRO/Director of Engagement & Employee Relations
Auxiliary 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):

As a USG institution, employees (faculty and staff) and their household members have access to the Employee Assistance Program through KEPRO. KEPRO offers referral services as well as up to 4 telephonic counseling sessions/issue. If additional assistance is needed, they will refer the employee to another source. Additionally, employees covered under a USG Health Benefit Plan have access to Accolade, which serves as a personal health assistant. Accolade assists employees with identifying providers covered under the benefits plan, nurse consults, and assistance with managing chronic conditions. Additionally, a variety of wellness resources are available to students.


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