Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.49
Liaison Angela Oberg
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Angie Oberg
Associate Director
Office of Climate Action
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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):
Rutgers approaches student wellness as including physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Services include medical, counseling, nutrition, a student food pantry, and free class, sport club or intramural team recreation. Similarly, a comprehensive suite of free programs that support the physical, mental, and emotional health are available to faculty and staff. https://success.rutgers.edu/success-essentials/health-wellness https://discover-uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/wellness-programs

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:
The policy outlines the prohibition of smoking and tobacco use on all campuses, as designated in section II, including but not limited to University-owned or -leased vehicles and recreation areas. Moreover, this policy outlines the procedures to be undertaken to enforce this policy. This policy reflects Rutgers’ commitment to the protection of the health of its students, employees, patients, and visitors by creating a safe and healthy environment. https://ipo.rutgers.edu/ru-tobacco-free/policy

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