Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.57
Liaison Kelsey McCormick
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2019

STARS v2.2

Lawrence University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Kelsey McCormick
Sustainability Coordinator
President's Office
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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):

The emphasis of Lawrence's wellness program for students, faculty and staff, WELLU, is to inspire and support positive lifestyles, help individuals achieve their full potential in balance and well-being by making responsible choices. The program is committed to providing opportunities that facilitate and sustain growth in multiple dimensions of wellness: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental, intellectual and occupational. The program is overseen by Lawrence's Director of Wellness and Recreation

In 2018 Lawrence was awarded a Platinum Well Workplace Award from the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) in conjunction with the Wellness Council of Wisconsin.

Lawrence provides an employee assistance program through the Employee Resource Center to all employees for free. This program provides confidentail and voluntary assistance to employees and their family members who may be faced with dynamic challenges of stress, grief, job-related challenges, relationship or marital problems, alcohol, drug abuse, parenting issues, etc. Lawrence employees can call to set up appointments anonymously.


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:

Lawrence is a Smoke Free Campus Except in Designated Areas
There are designated smoking shelters in front of Ormsby Hall, between the Warch Campus Center and Trever Hall, and the patio behind the Viking Room during operating hours only. P

Smoking is permitted on public sidewalks, smoking is not permitted on Lawrence sidewalks or in Lawrence parking lots.

https://blogs.lawrence.edu/staff/2012/08/smoking-areas-on-campus-2012-13-update.html


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

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