NC State
Wolfpack Wellness
Wellness Strategic Plan

Vision

NC State will be a leading institution for creating an inclusive, thriving and resilient community.

Mission

To advance a culture that fosters the well-being of the campus community. This is achieved by promoting six elements of wellness: purpose, financial, physical, emotional, social and community.

Goals

Goal 1: Programs and Services

Deliver innovative programs and services at the individual and community levels.

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Academic Year 2019-20

  Provide access to healthy food and vending on-campus.

  Facilitate campus-wide wellness challenges (steps, hydration, sleep, etc.).

  Plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive financial well-being programs.

  Promote the use of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program and similar resources.

Academic Year 2020-21

  Expand access to support programs such as Disability Resource Office, Counseling, Prevention Services, Student Health Services, nutrition counseling, Exercise is Medicine® and wellness coaching.

  Continue and expand a diverse array of physical activity interventions, including outdoor adventure experiences, group fitness classes, intramural sports and personal training.

  Plan and implement a resilience and coping campaign to highlight the importance of mental health and well-being.

Academic Year 2021-22

 Provide resources for individuals in need of food, housing, financial and educational support.

Academic Year 2023-24

  Expand online assessment and education offerings to increase access to wellness-based education opportunities.

Goal 2: Academia

Integrate wellness into curricular education, advising, experiences and research.

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Academic Year 2019-20

  Increase the visibility of NC State wellness-related research.

Academic Year 2020-21

  Create a health and wellness toolkit for faculty and staff to increase their personal wellness outcomes.

  Increase the visibility of academic courses incorporating one or more elements of wellness into their learning outcomes and/or coursework.

Academic Year 2021-22

  Coordinate high-impact co-curricular wellness opportunities to engage students, staff and faculty across colleges, learning styles and identities

Academic Year 2022-23

  Develop and implement wellness advising training for academic advisors to provide them with tools and resources to support undergraduate and graduate students.

  Develop training for faculty on incorporating well-being into the classroom.

Goal 3: Sense of Community

Foster a safe, supportive and inclusive community.

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Academic Year 2019-20

  Include wellness and safety education in employee on-boarding and managerial training.

 Offer certified peer educator training for all peer educators across departments.

  Support NC State Transportation’s strategic efforts to provide a variety of alternative transportation modes to help with bike-ability and walkability on campus.

Academic Year 2020-21

  Utilize climate survey data to create interventions for target populations.

  Analyze the results of and track changes in wellness from local and national assessments.

Academic Year 2021-22

  Standardize wellness education for all incoming students through pre-arrival online programs, Wolfpack Welcome Week, First-Year Experience and graduate student orientation

Academic Year 2022-23

  Develop resident-based education opportunities for on-campus students.

Academic Year 2023-24

  Implement a comprehensive interpersonal violence prevention education program.

Goal 4: Communication and Collaboration

Build and maintain collaborative opportunities with campus and community partners to increase awareness of wellness at NC State.

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Academic Year 2019-20

  Forge partnerships with all communicators on campus to help promote wellness and build brand awareness of the wellness framework and strategy.

Academic Year 2020-21

  Establish an integrated communication plan for wellness messaging.

  Promote wellness events and programs through a centralized calendar to increase collaboration and reduce redundancies.

Academic Year 2021-22

  Create and implement a campus-wide wellness badge program that recognizes the completion of engagement in experiences that expand personal knowledge across NC State’s six elements of wellness: purpose, financial, physical, emotional, social and community.

Academic Year 2022-23

  Implement population-level health promotion and education on all priority wellness topics through evidenced-based communication strategies.

Academic Year 2023-24

  Optimize digital resources and interactive tools that connect people to health and wellness resources.

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