Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.10
Liaison Francis Mitalo
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, Riverside
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Fortino Morales
Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
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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 Well is UCR's student well-being and health promotion department, and is part of the campus and UC system-wide Mental Health/Healthier Campus Climate Initiative. As such, The Well strives to create a safe, supportive, and connected campus environment through the promotion of healthy minds, bodies, and communities. The Well provides education, trainings, resources, and programming for students in a variety of health and wellness topic areas, through a network of peer educators, mentors, and professionals.

The UCR Wellness Program focuses on promoting awareness and education, motivation for positive behavior changes, and influencing campus practices and policy to support a healthy culture and environment. The program was created to encourage all faculty, staff, and retirees to live healthier lifestyles and create a culture of health throughout the campus. UCR prioritizes the health and quality of life of the campus community and offers resources and expertise to support a healthy and high performing workforce.

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:
The institution’s smoke-free policy:
Effective January 2, 2014, University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside) is a smoke-/tobacco-free environment. The policy and associated procedures are intended to provide a healthier, safe and productive work and learning environment for the entire campus community. UC Riverside is committed to a healthy campus culture and environment.

Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Credit prepared by Michelle Baron and revised by Chelsea Lee.

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