Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.74
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date Oct. 20, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Pennsylvania State University
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lydia Vandenbergh
Assoc. Dir. Employee Engagement & Education
Sustainability Institute
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

Penn State's Human Resources Department offers a Health Matters Program that focuses on the six dimensions of wellness: spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, social and occupational, and encompasses three levels of delivery: awareness, lifestyle change and supportive environment.

Students, faculty and staff can take advantage of movement classes, nutritional counseling, weight watchers program, health care and other counseling assistance, and more.

Students can take advantage of health services, emotional counseling, nutritional assistance, and exercise/yoga classes through the University Health Services and Intercollegiate Athletics Departments. http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/health/


The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:

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