How to Apply

Application Process

Step 1

Schedule a 15-minute phone consultation with the Healthy Department Certification Coordinator for a briefing on the goals, process and evaluation required for this initiative (optional).

Step 2

Review the Wellness Culture Assessment Worksheet and conducta culture assessment for your department. Note: "Department” is used generically to mean any department, office, unit, academic or other administrative unit of 10 or more members. Members can be faculty, staff, and/or students.

  1. Form a committee of three or more faculty/staff interested in sponsoring this initiative.
    • Suggested committee members may include: Wellness Ambassadors, Department Health and Safety Committee members or other stakeholders such as department faculty/staff, supervisors and managers.
  2. Schedule a committee meeting and complete the Wellness Culture Assessment Application together. 
    • Suggested number of meetings: 2 (1.5 hour meetings) or 3 (1 hour meetings)
Step 3

Complete the *Healthy Department Certification Application via Google Docs 

*(Instructions on how to complete via Google Docs)

Step 4

Share your completed application with the Healthy Department Certification Coordinator prior to the Fall/Spring deadlines.

Step 5

The Healthy Department Certification Program Planning Committee will review your application and will contact you if additional information is needed in their review.

Application Timeline

For Spring 2023 For Fall 2023
Applications open October 3, 2022
CLOSED
Applications due November 30, 2022 CLOSED
Notification of award level January 30, 2023 (or sooner) CLOSED



Contact Information

Cori Evans
Healthy Department Certification Coordinator
corievans@berkeley.edu