Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.78
Liaison Luc Surprenant
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2019

STARS v2.2

Universite de Montreal
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Isabelle Dufour
Executive Director
Human Ressources
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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):

Université de Montréal's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential and voluntary support service that can help employees take the first step toward change. It can help employees find various solutions to the challenges they face at any age or stage of their life. Access is immediate and confidential support comes in ways that is most suited to their preferences.

Solutions offered include:

Achieving well-being:
• Stress • Mental health concerns • Grief and loss
• Crisis situations
Managing relationships and family:
• Communication • Separation/divorce • Parenting
Dealing with workplace challenges:
• Stress • Performance • Work-life balance
Tackling addictions:
• Alcohol • Drugs • Tobacco • Gambling
Getting legal advice:
• Family law • Separation/divorce • Custody
Receiving financial guidance:
• Debt management • Bankruptcy • Retirement

Access to the website is restricted to employees

Since 2019, University de Montréal has participated in a long-term study of the Observatory on Health and Well-Being. Thanks to the participation of its employees, the University will be able to deploy a health and wellness program that truly meets the needs of its staff in the near future.


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:

Extracts from the related policies at the Université de Montréal

POLICY ON TOBACCO CONTROL (2002)

"It is prohibited to smoke, use an electronic cigarette or any other device of this nature in the following places: - in all University premises and buildings, including residences;- outside a University building, within nine (9) metres of any access door, window and air intake;- premises and grounds of an early childhood centre, daycare centre and summer camps;- places where sporting activities take place, including areas reserved for spectators;- in a bus shelter, tent, marquee or any temporary or permanent facility welcoming the public, including a terrace or balcony;- in a University vehicle."

CANNABIS REGULATIONS (2018)

It is prohibited for anyone to use any form of cannabis on campus.


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