Certification Levels

Certification and Award Levels

Healthy Department Certification - Seal, Gold AwardGold Certification: Gold Certified Healthy Departments have fostered a culture of health and well-being where organizational leadership, department norms, core values and the built environment have aligned and support a sustainable healthy workplace culture for faculty and staff. These departments meet 90% or more of the healthy workplace criteria.

Awards

  • Certification for three years
  • A framed certificate from the Chancellor
  • A Healthy Department Seal to feature on your website
  • Public recognition on the Healthy Department Certification website

Healthy Department Certification - Seal, Blue AwardBlue Certification: Blue Certified Healthy Departments successfully engage faculty and staff and influence a culture of health and well-being through various worksite wellness and environmental initiatives and programs. These departments meet at least 75% of the healthy workplace criteria. 

Awards

  • Certification for three years or opportunity to apply for Gold Certification after one year
  • A Healthy Department Seal to feature on your website
  • Public recognition on the Healthy Department Certification website

Healthy Department Certification - Seal, Silver AwardSilver Certification: Silver Certified Healthy Departments strive to create a safe and healthy workplace and support employees to engage in healthier behaviors. These departments meet at least 60% of the workplace criteria.

Awards

  • Certification for three years or opportunity to apply for Blue Certification after one year
  • A Healthy Department Seal to feature on your website
  • Public recognition on the Healthy Department Certification website

Visit our Hall of Fame page to learn about departments who currently have Healthy Department Certifications.