Information Box Group
Products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities.
Examples: Employee Disability Network (Equity & Inclusion Office) or Academic Accommodation (Student Accessibility Services)
Resources available to aid in facilitating a peaceful ending of a conflict or dispute case.
Examples: Ombuds Office or Communication Essentials Course (CCE)
Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
Human rights, promotion of equality of opportunity for all, free from prejudice and discrimination.
Examples: All Gender Washrooms (Equity & Inclusion Office) or MSU Diversity Services
Environment & Sustainability
The promotion of clean and natural resources and environments to promote a more sustainable community.
Examples: Nature@McMaster or McMaster Teaching & Community Garden (Facility Services)
Financial Aid & Support
Grants, scholarships or funds to assist a student, faculty, staff or community member meet certain expenses professionally, academically or personally.
Examples: Mac’s Money Centre (Student Success Centre) or Employee & Family Assistance Program (HR)
Health & Safety
Promotion of freedom from danger, while protecting from risk of threat or harm personally, socially or professionally.
Examples: Student Walk Home Attendant Team (SWHAT) or McMaster Safety App
Medical / Physical Health
Medical treatment or support for individuals.
Examples: Emergency First Response Team (EFRT) or Employee Health Services (HR)
Promotion of psychological and emotional well-being.
Examples: Grief Support Sharing Circle (Open Circle) or Museum of Art Wellness Collaboration
The guidance of an experienced individual, a mentor, to an unexperienced individual.
Examples: International Students Buddy Program or Yonkwahahi:yos Mentorship Program
Nutrition & Food Insecurity
Access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food, nutrition related resources & education.
Examples: MSU Food Collective Centre or Mac Farmstand
Promoting physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviour amongst individuals.
Examples: SOBI Bike Share Program or Yoga Groups (HR)
Physical spaces and locations associated with McMaster that can be utilized for health & well-being related activities.
Examples: McMaster Greenhouse or Student Wellness and Education Lower Lounge (SWELL)
Spirituality, Society & Culture
Spiritual reflection on values, identity, worldview, meaning-making, and personal development, and the effort to serve and live from these values on campus, within a diversity of cultures and faiths, and in society.
Examples: Annual Cultural Gathering (Powwow) or The Art of Seeing (Museum of Art)
Well-being Websites & Apps
Information sites & resources intended for use on mobile devices, computers or any other electronic devices to act as an online health and well-being service or program.
Examples: MacEats App (Hospitality Services) or McMaster Optimal Aging Portal