Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.45
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2020

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Debby Merryman
Health and Wellness Program Administrator
Human Resources
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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):

The Wellness Center is a wellness promotion and education resource center available to all Santa Clara University students. Its main focus is on risk reduction and early intervention related to alcohol and drug use and the prevention of gender-based violence. We strive to promote student wellbeing through education, prevention, and outreach services. The Wellness Center is home to these student groups:

· The Peer Health Educators (PHE) is to provide an effective peer network to encourage, support, and advance healthful living for all SCU students. PHE’s aim to raise education and awareness around a variety of health-related topics including general wellness, eating disorders, body image, nutrition, stress management, alcohol and substance abuse, and healthy relationships.

· The Violence Prevention Program (VPP) is a peer-based organization aimed at raising awareness about dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other forms of interpersonal violence, and providing tools for violence prevention and intervention at SCU.

· Collegiate Recovery (Broncos in Recovery)
The mission of the collegiate recovery is to provide support to students who are recovering from alcoholism and addiction as it pertains to living clean and sober at Santa Clara University. The group's traditions are rooted in Ignatian spirituality and are inspired by the mission of Santa Clara University.

Human Resources Organizational Learning and Development offers a variety of personal and professional consulting services including Financial Planning and Retirement Planning, Fidelity Investments One on One Counseling, and TIAA-CREF One on One Consultations. These programs and benefits are available to all faculty and staff on campus.

Santa Clara University understands the need for quality child care for the children of our faculty and staff. Families have a wide range of needs - including infant care, preschool education, or individualized attention for special needs children, part-time care and one-time emergencies, after school supervision, and summer activities for school-age children. The University's daycare, Kids On Campus provides care for children of faculty and staff.

Santa Clara University's Mission to Wellness provides programs, referrals, and education that enable employees to be effective at work and at home. Mission to Wellness embraces dependent care and family services, health and wellness, and financial counseling. Other programs include Weight Watchers at Work, Nutrition Counseling, access to the Pat Malley Fitness Center, the Benefits Wellness Expo, the Go Move Challenge, and Bike to Work Month/Day.


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