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Wellness Resources

WELLNESS SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

 

WELLNESS SUPPORT FOR FACULTY, STAFF AND POSTDOCS

Physical

 

Mental/Emotional

  • Employee Assistance Program – available to all staff and faculty. The Work/Life Connections-Employee Assistance Program (WLC-EAP) is like a travel agent for psychological support services.
  • Title IX – responsible for the review, investigation, and resolution of reports of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct under the applicable processes as mandated by law.
  • VU PROJECT SAFE – provides information, support, referrals, and education about sexual and intimate partner violence (including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking), as well as consent, healthy relationships, and healthy sexuality to the Vanderbilt University community. Project Safe serves as a central resource for those impacted by power-based personal violence and can assist with navigating the University’s resource and support network, as well as external support and law enforcement resources.
  • Davidson Co. Mental Health Support Group

 

SPIRITUAL

  • Benton Chapel – the largest and main chapel for Vanderbilt University. The chapel is available to be used by different denominations and traditions throughout the week.
  • Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life – supports the spiritual and religious growth of all Vanderbilt community members while encouraging the ongoing development of interfaith literacy and dialogue.

 

social/identity

  • Black Cultural Center – offers innovative programming, resources, and opportunities for fellowship for students, alumni, faculty, and staff.
  • English Language Center – provides English-language support for individuals who have a first language other than English and who are enrolled or working at Vanderbilt University.
  • Employee Affinity Groups – Employee Affinity Groups (EAGs) are employee-led and facilitated groups formed around interests, backgrounds, identifies, and common bonds.
  • Equal Opportunity and Access – equal opportunity and affirmative action for faculty and staff, religious accommodations, reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities, reviews of discrimination and harassment complaints, and education and training.
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Life – a cultural center and a place of affirmation for individuals of all identities, and a resource for information and support about gender and sexuality.
  • The Margaret Cuningham Women’s Center – an affirming space for all members of the Vanderbilt community that acknowledges and actively resists sexism, racism, homophobia, and all forms of oppression while advocating for positive social change.
  • Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – works to intentionally foster institutional equity, diversity and inclusion by creating educational opportunities, raising awareness, and providing strategies and tools to bring to life the vision of inclusive excellence, both on our campus and in our city.
  • Reproductive Health and Parenting – includes information on the university Reproductive Health and Parenting coordinator, their role, how to contact them, and additional reproductive and parenting resources.
  • University Staff Advisory Council – information on the university staff advisory council (USAC) which includes over 90 elected individuals who represent full and part-time exempt and non-exempt staff members.

 

OCCUPATIONAL/FINANCIAL

 

ENVIRONMENTAL