Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.93
Liaison Gabrielle Jette
Submission Date April 13, 2022

STARS v2.2

The Catholic University of America
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 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 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):

Counseling Center: We provide confidential services to full-time and part-time CUA students. Our services include individual therapy, group therapy, psychiatric consultation, walk-in consultations, walk-in emergency services for mental health crises, outreach, and referral services to outside agencies or practitioners. The Counseling Center is accredited by IACS, the International Association of Counseling Services.

Employee Assistance Program: Carebridge Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Work-Life Services provides confidential consultations to help employees successfully manage life’s challenges. Carebridge counselors listen to concerns, help identify the source of problems, and work with employees to bring about practical solutions as quickly as possible.

Carebridge and its network of skilled EAP counselors offer a choice of either face-to-face or convenient scheduled telephone consultations. Each counselor is trained, credentialed, and experienced in helping employees and eligible dependents. Carebridge services are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.


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?:
No

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
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The institution’s smoke-free policy:

https://policies.catholic.edu/faculty-staff/employment/other/smokefree.html

Smoking is prohibited in all University buildings, facilities and other enclosed areas owned, operated or leased by The Catholic University of America. This prohibition extends to all University indoor air space, including but not limited to: All academic, administrative, dining, residential, athletic, recreational, service and mixed use buildings or facilities; All common areas, such as classrooms, lounges, restrooms, study areas, hallways, stairways and parking garages; All individually-assigned spaces (such as offices); and All University-owned or leased vehicles. Smoking is not permitted within a minimum of any 25 feet of any University building. Per the University's drug and alcohol policies, marijuana is not permitted for any reason on University-owned or controlled property or at University-sponsored events.


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