Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.10
Liaison Rachael Budowle
Submission Date April 29, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Wyoming
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Rachael Budowle
Campus Sustainability Committee Chair
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
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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 staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

UW is home to a Wellness Center, which includes services such as athletic training, personal training, and massage therapy. Additionally, the Wellness Center is the hub for health and wellness education programs that address ten areas of focus: academic impacts, alcohol and other drug abuse, general health, mental health, nutrition, physical activity and fitness, safety, sexual health, tobacco use, and occupational and financial wellness. The focus of the Wellness Center is on primary prevention. The Wellness Center is open to students as well as members of the University community.

The University Counseling Center offers individual counseling, group counseling, outreach programming, and graduate training programs. All primary status enrolled UW students are eligible for free counseling, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, political belief or progress toward academic degree. UCC is a Safe Zone for all students seeking services.

The University of Wyoming offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides benefited employees and their household members with professional counseling, as well as legal and financial assistance. UW partners with MINES and Associates of Littleton, Colorado, to provide services at no cost to UW employees. Participation in the EAP is voluntary and strictly confidential. Employees can choose to meet face to face or access professional assistance online or by telephone, 24/7. MINES provides a network of doctoral-level licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, certified alcohol counselors, master's level therapists and certified employee assistance professionals.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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