Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.78
Liaison Elissa Brown
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2020

STARS v2.2

Whitman College
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Elissa Brown
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability, Physical Plant Services
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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):

Staff/Faculty:

Movement that Matters is a wellness and exercise program for Whitman faculty, staff and family members with Whitman ID cards. MTM's Goals are: Promote the health and wellness of staff and faculty, Encourage habits of wellness ,Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to wellbeing, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, Support a sense of community.

EmployeeConnect is a confidential personal counseling and work-life service that provides support and resources to help employees resolve personal issues and identify needed resources. We offer confidential guidance and resources for
you or an immediate household family member.

Students:

The mission of the Whitman Counseling Center is to help all students who are experiencing psychological difficulties that interfere with success at college. In a safe, confidential environment students are assisted in overcoming personal, emotional and psychological issues that may negatively impact their goals, social functioning and overall Whitman experience. The Counseling Center strives to aid students in acquiring the skills, perspective, and resources necessary to both succeed in the college environment and to pursue a satisfying and productive life.

A core component of our mission is the promotion and affirmation of diversity in the broadest sense. We strive to create an environment where all people feel welcome and respected from any diverse racial, ethnic and national background, gender and sexual orientations, mental and physical abilities, religious/spiritual beliefs, language, class, age and social-economic background as well as other types of diversity.


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:

Smoking Policy - Revised 2/27/14: "It is the policy of Whitman College that students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus are entitled to live, study, and work in areas that are free of smoke. In accordance with this policy and Washington State law, smoking in any form, including tobacco or electronic cigarettes, is prohibited inside any building on the Whitman College campus and is prohibited within 25 feet of any entrance, exit, window, or ventilation intake of any Whitman College campus building."


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