Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Jacob Glickel
Submission Date May 28, 2021
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Northeastern University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Casey Shetterly
Special Projects - Sustainability
Facilities
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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 :

The University is dedicated to the emotional and mental wellbeing of all its community members. Students have access to 24/7 mental health counseling, self-guided cognitive behavioral training program and numerous support groups and resources. Further, resources are provided and shared with staff and faculty to address concerns they may recognize in students to help get them to the resources they may need.

The employee assistance program offers 24/7 counseling services for personal, financial, health and family welfare issues. Along with counseling services, the University also helps with finding caregivers and family support through care.com. Virgin Pulse is a physical health benefit offering exercise incentives along with local gym facilities; they are all offered to all benefits earning staff and faculty.

As an example, Dr. Kimberly Wong is the Graduate Ombudsperson at the university. She is a counseling psychologist with more than a decade of experience working with culturally diverse students in higher education. Her office offers support to the graduate student body, provides training/workshops, cross-cultural issues, and feedback to the college community. She sees students for a variety of reasons, including students having problems with professors, conflict resolution among students, coaching, and other matters. Her meetings are confidential. She can make referrals to the appropriate office for other services at the university.


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

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