Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.12
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Knox College
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Deborah Steinberg
Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office 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 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 :

Students:
Health & Counseling Services offers medical and mental health services to enrolled Knox College students. It is our belief that physical and mental wellness are important in achieving a well-rounded academic experience. We offer a variety of services throughout the academic year including general medical evaluations, treatment for acute medical problems, reproductive health care, individual, couples and group counseling, and referrals to community resources. All of these services are confidential. Additionally, health and counseling staff sponsor educational programs that empower students to make healthy choices for themselves at Knox and beyond.

Faculty & Staff:
The College has an Employee Assistance Program that provides up to five free counseling session per year per immediate family member. In addition, there are a number of college-sponsored, wellness events and initiatives (on and off campus) ranging from regular preventative healthcare screenings (mammograms, blood pressure screenings, and flu shots) to fitness offerings (weekly yoga and Zumba classes, massage, and a bike to work day event) and lunch-and-learn events on stress management and other wellness information.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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