Partnership for a Healthier America's Healthy Campus Initiative
Below are the 23 Commitments for UND's Healthier Campus Initiative:
Food and Nutrition
- Offer on the menu a minimum of one (1) wellness meal at each breakfast, lunch and dinner meal (if served).
- Offer a minimum five (5) types of fruits, five (5) types of vegetables and two (2) 100% whole grain products at both lunch and dinner (if served).
- Offer only a total number of friend foods that does not exceed the total number of platforms available at both lunch and dinner (if served) across all venues.
- Offer and identify as healthier at point of presentation at least three (3) desserts at both lunch and dinner that have no more than 150 calories as served.
- Label food and beverage items offered with calories per serving at the point of presentation.
- Offer a plant-based food option at every platform serving meat.
- Offer a healthier catering menu that only includes foods and beverages that meet healthier food and nutrition guidelines.
- Ensure the percentage of healthier beverage purchases (in dollars) is a minimum of sixty percent (60%) of total beverage purchases (in dollars) for catering.
- Make free water available in all dining recreational and educational facilities.
- Make available Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) for personal nutrition assessments and counseling to all students.
- Provide marked walking routes on campus, one of which must be at least two (2) miles in length and have distance markers at regular intervals. A route map is made available to individuals on campus.
- Provide at least on (1) bicycle parking space on campus for every fifteen (15) individuals on campus.
- Offer a bicycle share/rental program and/or a subsidized bicycle purchase program for all individuals on campus.
- Provide designated bicycle lanes on major roads and/or offer off-street bicycle paths throughout campus.
- Implement a campus-wide program/policy that incentivizes the use of public or campus provided transportation.
- Offer a minimum of twenty (20) diverse recreation, physical activity/movement or competitive sports opportunities during each academic year.
- Offer, without a user fee, a minimum of one (1) monthly "how to" physical activity/movement class that introduces students to new activities.
- Offer, without a user fee, both: a. Fitness/recreation center orientation during the first semester for all incoming students and b. One (1) fitness assessment all students each academic year.
- Offer a rental outdoor recreation equipment program for students.
- Make available certified personal trainers for all students.
- Implement an integrated, comprehensive wellness program for individuals on campus that is provided annually.
- Offer a rewards-on-benefits structured program that gives insurance premium discounts and/or rebates to individuals on campus who participate I a wellness program designated by the health insurer on campus.
- Offer non-academic cooking skills classes that are available to students.