Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.94
Liaison Elaine Goetz
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

Ohio University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Elaine Goetz
Director of Energy Management & Sustainability
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):

The University has comprehensive wellness programs, including a WellWorks program for staff and faculty, a Employee Assistance Program for staff and faculty, a Wellbeing program for students, a Health Promotion program for students, Counseling and Psychological Services for the entire campus community, a Campus Recreation program for students, and more. Links are provided in the notes section below.

The WellWorks program offers wellness education and resources to university employees and community members through and onsite wellness center and management of the employee wellbeing program, Healthy OHIO. We offer nutrition counseling services to any member of the campus or community and often receive nutrition counseling referrals from other departments such as Athletics and CPS.

Ohio University's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Work/Life program is offered through Impact Behavioral Healthcare Services an AllOne Health Company. The EAP is available to all Ohio University employees and their family members.

Wellbeing is a university discount program for students that helps reduce patient costs for select services through Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS).

Health Promotion helps Ohio University students become and stay healthy. We can provide you with up-to-date health information, help you research health topics, and let you know when and where to attend peer-presented programs. You can even request a workshop or presentation for your organization, residence hall or class.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) provides mental health and adjustment services to students and also consultation to faculty, administrators and parents of students. Individual counseling, group counseling, and psychiatry are some of the services offered at CPS, and CPS also makes referrals to a wide range of other services both on and off campus.


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:
Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/employee-assistance-program (EAP program)
https://www.ohio.edu/recreation (Campus Recreation)
https://www.ohio.edu/student-affairs/counseling (Counseling & Psychological Services)
https://www.ohio.edu/health-promotion (Health Promotion program)
http://www.ohio.edu/wellbeing/ (Student WellBeing Plan)

Updated links and descriptions on 7/28/21 by Elaine Goetz

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