Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.66
Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Rochester Institute of Technology
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Enid Cardinal
Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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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 :

Multiple departments are involved in wellness at RIT. Student wellness programming is coordinated through the Division of Student Affairs. They focus on the whole student student and their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. More information on all of the wellness programs and resources available to students can be found here: https://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/wellness/.

Employee wellness is coordinated through the Better Me Wellness Program. RIT has quickly become a leader in employee wellness, offering a strong core of wellness opportunities to our employees. RIT boasts a state-of-the-art fitness facility as well as personal training, a wide variety of fitness and wellness classes, Weight Watchers at Work, wellness coaching through Wellness Coaches USA, and services through Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). RIT was also a recipient of the Rochester Business Journal’s Wealth of Health Award in 2009 and 2011, underscoring our commitment to employee wellness.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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