Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.26
Liaison Eric Promnitz
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Nova Southeastern University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jodie Betancourt
Events and Facilities Coordinator
Library
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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):

To educate, support and empower the NSU campus community to make and promote healthy lifestyle choices and take a proactive approach to personal well-being. All staff and Faculty have access to our Employee Assistance Program through Aetna.  It is free to all employees at NSU.  Employees can received up to six face-to-face visits per presenting issue.  Staff and Faculty who are covered under our medical plan have access to our employee incentive program.  They can earn up to $450 per calendar year.  Onsite wellness programs are offered to all employees regardless of being covered under the medical plan.Students have access to Healthy Lifestyles Self-Guided Programs.


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:

Smoking and tobacco use are prohibited in all Nova Southeastern University facilities and on all university property and other properties owned or leased by the University with no exception. This includes, but is not limited to, all indoor and outdoor areas and properties. Indoor areas and properties include, but are not limited to, all common work areas, elevators, hallways, university-owned or leased vehicles, garages, restrooms, dining areas, employee lounges, conference and meeting rooms, and all other enclosed areas in the workplace. Outdoor areas include, but are not limited to, parking lots, grounds, rooftops, plazas, courtyards, entrance and exit ways, and any other areas of the university campus.

Also, smoking and tobacco use is prohibited within personal vehicles when on any property owned or leased by Nova Southeastern University.

For purposes of this policy, "smoking" is defined as inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying or possessing any lighted tobacco product, including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and any other lit tobacco products.

For the purposes of this policy, "tobacco use" is defined as the personal use of any tobacco product, whether intended to be lit or not, which shall include smoking as defined above, as well as the use of an electronic cigarette or any other device intended to simulate smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco, including snuff; chewing tobacco; smokeless pouches; any other form of loose-leaf, smokeless tobacco; as well as the use of unlit cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco.


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