Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.92
Liaison Gretchen Vanicor
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Monica Rowand
Coordinator
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):

While we do not have a University based employee wellness program, employees who participate in the employee heath insurance program have access to wellness benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana (https://www.bcbsla.com/wellness).

Employees and student can also access the services of the Counseling Center and the Student Health Center. The counseling center provides an unlimited number of professional, short-term counseling services to all university students, faculty and staff. These services include individual counseling, group counseling, couple counseling, family counseling, and crisis intervention. https://counselingandtesting.louisiana.edu/

The Department of Nursing hosts Wellness Wednesday, a clinic for students, faculty and staff run by nursing students. This clinic is a wonderful opportunity for the UL community to take part in health screenings and receive the most up-to-date health education. The goal of Wellness Wednesday is to promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles among the UL community, while allowing our nursing students to share their health care knowledge. The clinic is free to the UL community. https://nursing.louisiana.edu/current-students/wellness-wednesday


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:

In accordance with Act 211 of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette intends to provide a tobacco-free environment for its faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Smoking and the use of all tobacco products is prohibited within all University buildings, facilities, campus grounds, University vehicles, and all property that is owned, operated, leased, occupied or controlled by the University, except in special situations defined in this document.

Any advertising, marketing, or promotion of tobacco products or tobacco-related companies is prohibited on a University campus, at University-sponsored events or through other University assets. Distribution of tobacco products is prohibited on a University campus or at University-sponsored events.

Littering a campus with the remains of tobacco- or smoking-related products is prohibited.

This policy shall become effective August 1, 2014.
https://breatheeasy.louisiana.edu/


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