NC State
Wolfpack Wellness
Well Wolfpack Certified Organizations

This certification offers campus entities the opportunity to infuse holistic wellbeing practices into their colleges, department or units and earn recognition for their efforts.

Certify your organization by completing the Well Wolfpack Certified Organizations Online Form. Applications for the 2019-2020 Academic Year will be accepted beginning August 3, 2020. Certifications are offered at the following levels:

  • Gold:  90% +
  • Silver:  80 – 89%
  • Bronze:  70 – 79%

How to Certify

Step 1: Incorporate Wellness

Use the resources below to integrate wellness into your workplace. The online certification form uses a point-based system to evaluate your workplace based on your incorporation of the following health and wellbeing practices.

Workplaces can earn points in the following areas:

  1. Does your workplace provide resources in written or online formats that address the benefits of physical activity? (Select all that apply)
    • Brochures
    • Videos
    • Articles
    • Newsletter
    • Posters and/or Signage
    • Emails
    • Electronic Displays
    • Other
  2. Has your workplace provided educational seminars or workshops on how to be more physically active?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please list any examples of the educational seminars or workshops provided related to physical activity. (Open-Ended)
  4. Does your workplace allow optional time for stretch and fitness breaks throughout the day?
    • Always
    • Sometimes
    • Never
  5. Has your workplace posted information on bulletin boards, electronic boards, and other key locations to encourage the use of stairs?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. When appropriate, does your workplace encourage walking meetings?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Does your organization participate in walking challenges (i.e. Step To It, Wolf Walks or any other walking challenges)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Does your workplace utilize active workplace tools? (ie. standing desks, active sitting balls, etc.)
    • Yes
    • No
  9. Does your workplace participate in group fitness activities? (i.e. Zumba, Yoga, etc.)
    • Yes
    • No

 

  1. Does your workplace provide resources in written or online formats that address the benefits of emotional well-being? (Select all that apply)
    • Stress
    • Sleep
    • Work-Life Balance
    • Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FASAP)
    • Time Management
    • Anxiety
    • Relaxation
    • Other
  2. Did your workplace provide educational seminars, workshops, or presentations on stress management, sleep, time management or other emotional wellbeing topics?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please provide examples of past educational seminars, workshops, or presentations on stress management, emotional wellbeing, or time management. (Open-Ended)
  4. Does your workplace encourage breaks throughout the day to recharge?
    • Always
    • Sometimes
    • Never
  5. Does your workplace support employees' use of regular vacation and sick leave as needed?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Does leadership demonstrate an understanding and commitment to work-life balance?
    • Yes
    • No

  1. Does your workplace provide resources in written or online formats that address the benefits of healthy eating? (Select all that apply)
    • Brochures
    • Videos
    • Articles
    • Newsletter
    • Posters and/or Signage
    • Emails
    • Electronic Displays
    • Other
  2. Did your workplace provide educational seminars, workshops, or classes on the benefits of and guidelines for healthy eating?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please provide examples of past educational seminars, workshops, or presentations on benefits and guidelines for healthy eating. (Open-Ended)
  4. Does your workplace have at least one water source available to employees (ie. water fountain, hydration station)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Does your workplace make dietary accommodations (ie.vegan, gluten-free, etc.) for employees and participants when hosting meetings, conferences, and special events?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Does your organization provide healthy food and drink options (ie. vegetables, fruit, water, etc.) when hosting meetings, conferences, and special events?
    • Yes
    • No

  1. Does your workplace provide resources in written or online formats that help to create a culture of wellness? (Select all that apply)
    • CVS Minute Clinic Tobacco Cessation
    • Employee Benefits
    • Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less
    • Healthy Living Series (or Healthy Living at Home Series)
    • Flu Shot Clinics
    • Step To It (Step Challenge)
    • Financial Well-being Workshops
    • Information on Employee Appreciate Events
    • Wolfpack Way of Life: NC State Wellness Fair
    • Other
  2. Has your workplace provided wellness communication such as emails, newsletters, etc. to promote wellness?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Have workstations in your organization been evaluated by Environmental Health & Safety to ensure they are ergonomically sound?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Does your organization provide a private space and adequate time for lactating mothers?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Does your organization have an active and engaged NC State Wellness Champion?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Please provide the first and last name of the NC State Wellness Champion(s) in your workplace: (Open-Ended)
  7. Does your workplace celebrate success with regard to wellness initiatives and behavior change?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Does your workplace demonstrate an understanding of the value and importance of wellness?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. Does the leadership of your workplace consistently articulate the value and importance of wellness (ie.making the connection between wellness and productivity/performance)?
    • Always
    • Sometimes
    • Never
  10. Does leadership in your workplace participate in wellness-related programs and activities?
    • Always
    • Sometimes
    • Never
  11. Does the leadership of your workplace serve as a role model for prioritizing wellness and work-life balance (ie. participates in wellness events, takes breaks during the workday, etc.)?
    • Always
    • Sometimes
    • Never
  12. Has your workplace created any educational seminars, workshops, challenges or presentations to support the wellbeing of your its members during the impact of COVID-19?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. Please provide examples of COVID-19-related educational seminars, workshops, challenges or presentations that created to support the wellbeing of your workplace peers. (Open-Ended)

Step 2: Submit Certification

Be sure to review the criteria listed in “Step 1” to prepare for your application submission.


Step 3: Promote Your Achievement

Be sure to use the certification as a way to promote your workplace, including displaying your Well Wolfpack Organization certification seal in your office or on your website.

For additional information, please contact:

Trumane Lee
Assistant Director of Wellness

Certified Workplaces

WorkplaceCertification LevelCertification Year
Academic Advising Programs & ServicesGold2018
Academic Support Program for Student-AthletesBronze2019
BTEC: EngineeringGold2018
CALS: Human ResourcesSilver2019
Center for Environmental Farming SystemsGold2017
CHASS: Department of EnglishSilver2019
CNR: Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism ManagementSilver2017
College of Sciences: Office of the DeanBronze2018
College of Veterinary MedicineSilver2018
Counseling CenterBronze2017
DASA: Business AdministrationBronze2019
DASA: Career Development CenterBronze2019
DASA: Fraternity and Sorority LifeGold2019
DELTA: Provost’s OfficeGold2019
EcoVillage Living-Learning InitativesBronze2018
Exploratory StudiesGold2017
Facilities: Building ServicesSilver2017
Facilities: In-House Construction ManagementBronze2017
Industry Expansion Solutions: EngineeringGold2019
Insitute for NonprofitSilver2018
Institute for Emerging IssuesBronze2019
McKimmon Center for Extension & Continuing EducationGold2019
NC Cooperative Extension – Currituck CountyBronze2018
NC Sea Grant and NC Water Resource Research InstituteSilver2018
NC State Human ResourcesSilver2018
NC State Human Resources: University Temporary ServicesSilver2018
NC State TransportationGold2018
Office for Institutional Equity and DiversitySilver2019
Office of Contracts and GrantsGold2017
Office of Information TechnologySilver2018
Office of the University ArchitectSilver2017
Real Estate & DevelopmentBronze2018
Rural Works!Bronze2018
Shelton Leadership CenterBronze2019
Student Health ServicesGold2018
Study Abroad OfficeBronze2018
SustainabilityBronze2017
The Graduate SchoolGold2018
University Communication & MarketingSilver2018
Wellness and RecreationGold2018