Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.06
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

Knox College
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 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 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):

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) and lunch-and-learn events on stress management and other wellness information.


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?:
No

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

College policy and State law prohibits smoking in all facilities and buildings including residence halls. Anyone who wishes to smoke must do so outside, at least fifteen feet from entrances, exits, windows that open, and ventilation intakes.


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