Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.89
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date June 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Montana
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
1.00 / 1.00 Eva Rocke
Sustainability Director
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):

Montana University System (MUS) Wellness/Benefits Programs are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for MUS employees, retirees and spouses who are covered by the MUS health insurance plans. Counseling services are offered for free to full-time employees through the Employee Assistance Program and to students of the university through Curry Health Center. The Employee Assistance Program offers a variety of services to employees including legal services, 1:1 personal counseling, couples counseling, financial advising, and home ownership guidance.


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:

https://www.umt.edu/policies/browse/facilities-security/tobacco-free-um

The University of Montana provides a safe and healthy environment for its employees, students, and visitors. In light of the U.S. Surgeon General's findings that exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and use of tobacco causes significant health hazards, the University of Montana became a tobacco-free environment effective Fall Semester 2011.


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