Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.69
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date April 5, 2023

STARS v2.2

Wesleyan University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Amy Walsh
Associate Director of Employee Benefits
Human 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 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):
Wesleyan offers a wellness program to all faculty and staff. The program includes biometric screenings, adult fitness classes, a points program, fitness challenges, and lunchtime wellness series. Wesleyan's Employee Assistance Program (https://www.wesleyan.edu/hr/other-benefits/employee-assistance.html) offers counseling, legal consultation services, financial consultation services, referrals, and more to all employees. Students have access to the Office of Health Education (WesWell, https://www.wesleyan.edu/weswell/), which offers wellness coaching to students in the areas of sleep, exercise, self-care, sexual health, communication, drug/alcohol use, and substance-free support. WesWell also offers health education programs for drug/alcohol recovery, safer sex supplies, tobacco- and vape-free support, and bystander intervention training. WesWell also advises WesBAM (Wesleyan Body and Mind, http://wesbam.weebly.com/index.html), a student group focused on accessible mind-body awareness and fitness, including aerobics, Zumba, and yoga. In addition, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides comprehensive short-term mental health services for students which includes short-term individual psychotherapy with supplemental medication management if appropriate, as well as assistance in finding long-term providers.

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.wesleyan.edu/hr/handbook/standards-of-conduct/smoking.html https://www.wesleyan.edu/studentaffairs/studenthandbook/university_policies/Smoking%20Policy.html

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