Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.83
Liaison Katie Wall
Submission Date March 24, 2022

STARS v2.2

Lees-McRae College
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Marla Gentile
Director
Counseling Services
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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 counseling center is available to all registered students. The center is open from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Monday through Friday. It is also available after hours by appointment. The focus is on individual counseling on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Students present with symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, grief and other mental health issues. The center also provides wellness opportunities such as yoga, pilates, mindfulness and stress management workshops.


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:
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The institution’s smoke-free policy:

Lees-McRae College is committed to providing its employees and students with a safe and healthful environment.
Lees-McRae College recognizes the use of tobacco products on campus grounds is detrimental to the health and
safety of students, staff, faculty and visitors. Lees-McRae College also recognizes that it has the legal authority
to prohibit tobacco use pursuant to G.S. 143-599. Therefore, Lees-McRae College has set the following 100%
tobacco-free campus policy, implemented on June 1, 2011.
1. Use of tobacco is prohibited by students, staff, faculty or visitors:
2. The sale or free distribution of tobacco products, including merchandise, on campus or at school events is prohibited.
3. Student organizations are prohibited from accepting money or gifts from tobacco companies, including:
4. Tobacco advertisements are prohibited in college-run publications and on grounds or facilities, including athletic
facilities, owned or operated by Lees-McRae College.
5. Compliance
6. Sanctions imposed for a smoking violation may include probation of 3 to 12 months; fine up to $1,000; community
service; parent/guardian letter; loss of housing; suspension or expulsion.


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