Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.03
Liaison Caroline Bruno
Submission Date May 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Williams College
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Caroline Bruno
Sustainability Coordinator
Zilkha Center
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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 :

Medical services provided at the health center include treatment for illnesses and injuries, management of ongoing medical problems, and care and advice for any health concern. The medical staff includes physicians, 2 nurse practitioners, a physician assistant and registered nurses, all of whom have an interest in working with college students. Some of the more specific services we provide, such as immunization and travel counseling, allergy shots, nutritional services, HIV & STD Testing, psychological counseling, etc., are outlined in more detail on their website.
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An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential and voluntary counseling referral services free of charge to employees and members of their family household.

Wellness at Williams is a program designed to help motivate employees and their families to get and stay healthy. In addition, it can help to better manage health care costs for all employees.

Wellness at Williams is a series of health improvement initiatives intended to heighten the awareness of faculty and staff about the importance of healthy life choices and how they relate to healthcare premiums. The program is completely voluntary, totally confidential, and includes a direct financial incentive.

Any employee who is the subscriber in a Williams health insurance plan is eligible for the incentive. A subscriber is the person who carries the insurance on behalf of the family.
The wellness program encourages habits of wellness, increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community through education and initiatives that support employees in making healthy choices with their work and home lives.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Info about wellness programs for employees
https://hr.williams.edu/wellness-at-williams/

(the above URL is for students)

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