Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 30.46
Liaison Caitlin Jillson
Submission Date Oct. 11, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Southern New Hampshire University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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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 :

"EMPLOYEES (Faculty/Staff):
There are multiple components to the Southern New Hampshire University Wellness Program including health, work/life and financial. SNHU offers various resources to support each of these components.

The Employee Assistance Program, provided by Anthem EAP, is designed to provide assistance when employees and their household members need help with life challenges. Resources include confidential telephone consultations, face-to-face counseling visits, financial services, legal services, ID theft protection and recovery, Live Tobacco Free program and comprehensive online resources.

SNHU's medical insurance plan offers 24/7 online access to board-certified doctors and licensed therapists through LiveHealth Online.

The SNHU Healthy U Team, including members from across the organization, seeks to promote health and wellness by providing leadership and opportunities for all SNHU employees to learn, adapt and sustain healthy lifestyles. Throughout the year the Healthy U Team will sponsor programs such as the Whole Life Challenge, Puzzle A Day, Nutritional Cooking Demonstrations and Guided Meditations. Additionally, there are onsite fitness centers located at each of SNHU’s larger locations.

The Financial Wellness program helps employees feel confident about their financial wellness as they find a healthy balance related to student loans, debt management and saving for retirement. Knowledge of Financial Education (KOFE) offers a free online portal with providing access to resources and education regarding money, budgeting, credit, retirement and more. KOFE also provides live webinars and telephone financial coaching services.

SNHU also provides free, premium access to Care.com, a service to help employees get the family care they need including, childcare, pet care, and senior care.

STUDENTS:
The University has a Wellness Center that provides Health, Counseling, and Health Promotion services for students. Students are able to access treatment for acute, urgent and on-going medical and mental health concerns, and also receive referrals for treatment in the community when needed. Additionally, the Wellness Center works with community partners and our peer education group to provide programming and prevention services to students."


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