|Submission Date||March 4, 2022|
Washington and Lee University
PA-14: Wellness Program
|0.75 / 1.00||
Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all academic staff?:
Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all non-academic staff?:
A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):
o Students: There are a wide variety of University services available for students through the Health Center and Counseling Services. Furthermore, there are a great amount of student organizations that provide support and resources to the student body, such as Peer Counselors and Lifestyle Information for Everyone (LIFE).
o Staff/Faculty: All benefits eligible employees are invited to participate in a wellness program that includes biometric screenings, an HRA, free wearable fitness trackers, on-site workshops, monthly discounted wellness lunches in the Marketplace, health coaching, ergonomic assessments, and a variety of challenges and programs including smoking cessation. The cost of Weight Watchers at Work and group fitness classes are subsidized at 50% for employees. Employees are provided with up to four free counseling sessions as part of the Employee Assistance Program.
Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:
Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:
Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:
A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
The institution’s smoke-free policy:
W&L also provides information for those who want to quit both through the wellness program and Student Health and Counseling: https://www.wlu.edu/student-life/health-and-safety/student-health-and-counseling/health-library/alcohol-and-other-drugs/tobacco
Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
o For more infomaration on student health services, please visit: https://www.wlu.edu/student-life/health-and-safety
o For more information on student-led health organizations, please visit: https://www.wlu.edu/executive-committee/student-organization-resources/ec-recognized-student-organizations (under Student Life)
o For more information on employee benefits, please visit: https://www.wlu.edu/human-resources/benefits/other-benefits-and-perks/employee-assistance-program
o For more information on the employee wellness program, please visit: go.wlu.edu/wellness
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