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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.30
Liaison Sarah Munro
Submission Date June 30, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Connecticut
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Sarah Munro
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Environmental Policy
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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 :

Wellness & Prevention Services offers Health Education and Alcohol & Other Drugs Education for students. From their website: "Our goal is to promote and help students achieve a balance of lifelong physical, emotional, social, environmental, intellectual, spiritual and cultural well-being through various services."
Counseling & Mental Health Services offers many clinical services to students, including: Triage and Assessment (both routine and emergancy), Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, Psychiatric Services, Alcohol and other Drugs Services, a Weekly Workshop Series, and Consultation.
The Employee Assistance Program is available to all UConn faculty and staff, as well as some family members. Professional assessment, counseling, and refferal are offered for many personal issues, including job stress, anxiety/depression, alcohol and substance abuse, and family concerns.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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