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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 Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 3, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Manager
Facilities 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 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 :

The Student Counseling Center is the university’s primary facility for personal counseling, psycho-therapy, and psychological outreach and consultation services. Their mission is to promote the psychological, educational, and social well-being of the student of the University of Tennessee and to help prepare them to be productive members of society. They provide a variety of services for students, faculty, and staff. Services for students include: brief consultation sessions; individual, couples, or group counseling and psychotherapy; crisis services; the Feel Better Fast/Stress Management Clinic; psychiatric services; psychoeducational workshops and consultations; and referrals to on- and off- campus mental health services.

Services for faculty and staff include referrals to off- campus mental health services as well as outreach and consultations including presentations, guest lectures, and workshops. Additionally, the bi-weekly Be Well's Wellness Wednesday Newsletter is a valuable resource which shares events, information, and resources to support healthy lifestyles.


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