Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.76
Liaison Richard Johnson
Submission Date Oct. 13, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Rice University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Amy Griffiths
Sustainability Intern
CEVE
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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 Rice University Wellbeing Center offers counseling services as well as wellbeing services. They have resources available to rent or borrow about healthy eating, mental health, physical wellbeing, etc. They also offer many workshops throughout the year to learn how to manage time, stress, and a healthy lifestyle. The counseling center has trained professionals as well as a referral program to off-campus resources. They offer a 24-hr hotline for students who need immediate support.

Faculty and Staff also have access to a wellness program hosted by the university. Rice’s mission is to foster a healthy and supportive environment and provide access to convenient and high quality programs and services, aimed to enable faculty, staff, and their families to pursue physical, social and emotional well-being to inspire people to participate. The wellness program offers screenings, coaching and hosts lunches. They also have a multi-tiered program that offers Health Risk Assessments, Nutrition and Exercise Seminars, Wellness Screenings, and Wellness Coaching.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Rice University's staff and faculty wellness program is described at the following link: http://people.rice.edu/benefits-rewards/wellnessrice/

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