Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.05
Liaison Tony Gillund
Submission Date March 23, 2023

STARS v2.2

Purdue University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Tony Gillund
Director of Sustainability
Campus Planning, Architecture and Sustainability
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all academic staff?:

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all non-academic staff?:

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):
Students: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a team of multiculturally sensitive professionals delivering comprehensive psychological services to the students of Purdue University. CAPS has a strong commitment to meeting the needs of diverse people. In all the service areas provided by CAPS, our staff strives to create an environment where all people feel welcome. As a staff, we attempt to facilitate mutual respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and national backgrounds, sexual/affectional orientations, gender identities, mental and physical abilities, languages, classes, ages, religion/spiritual beliefs, socioeconomic background as well as other types of diversity.

Academic Staff: Purdue Center for Healthy Living: Behavioral health counselors offer confidential and professional on-site counseling and referral services to benefits-eligible employees. They also provide service to dependents covered on a Purdue medical plan. All behavioral health services are confidential and free of charge.

Non-Academic Staff:

Purdue also offers the Healthy Boiler Program to benefits-eligible employees and spouses covered on a Purdue health plan. Healthy Boiler Program is a multi-faceted approach to overall well-being composed of five pillars: behavioral health, financial wellness, physical health, social wellness and work-life integration. The Healthy Boiler Program provides care in each area by offering cost-controlled benefits and easily accessible resources that help Purdue employees (and their families) across all campuses transform their lives into the healthiest, happiest versions possible. Through each of the pillars, the Healthy Boiler Program:

Behavioral Health – advocates for integrated care programs that focus on behavioral health and community support

Financial Wellness – provides financial education and guidance programs that help ensure long-term financial well-being

Physical Health – champions health education, preventive care and ongoing treatment programs to help individuals achieve lasting physical health and overall well-being

Social Wellness – promotes opportunities that bring people together to foster collaboration and share common goals, contributing to both individual and collective well-being

Work-Life Integration – offers family-friendly benefits and programs that meet 21st century work-life demands.

Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:

Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:

Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:

The institution’s smoke-free policy:
Purdue’s smoke-free policy is designed to support a healthy campus and limit exposure to secondhand smoke, which has been determined unsafe at any level according to the EPA. As of July 1, 2010, smoking is no longer permitted on campus except in a limited number of designated smoking areas.

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Purdue Center for Healthy Living: https://www.purdue.edu/hr/CHL/index.php

Purdue Health and Wellness Programs: https://www.purdue.edu/odos/resources/health-wellness.html

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