Creating Healthier Places

Oklahoma State University

Year Committed: 2014
Length of Commitment: 3 years

Committed to meet guidelines—developed by PHA in collaboration with some of the nation’s leading nutrition, physical activity and campus wellness experts—around nutrition, physical activity, and programming on campus.

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Verified Results

    • Commitment Element

      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).
    • Progress To Date

      Oklahoma State University offers a variety of fruits, vegetables and whole grains at both lunch and dinner with at least five types of fruit and vegetables and two types of 100% whole grains options available.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2016
    • Commitment Element

      Offer only a total number of fried foods that does not exceed the total number of platforms available at both lunch and dinner (if served) across all venues.
    • Progress To Date

      Oklahoma State University offers a total number of fried foods that does not exceed the total number of platforms available at both lunch and dinner across all venues.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2016
    • Commitment Element

      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.
    • Progress To Date

      Oklahoma State University offers and identifies at least three desserts, at lunch and dinner, with no more than 150 calories as served.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2016
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a plant-based food option at every platform serving meat.
    • Progress To Date

      Lunch and dinner meals provide a plant-based option at every platform serving meat.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2016

Partner Statement

“As one of the first supporters of the Partnership for a Healthier America, Oklahoma State University is pleased to set standards for promoting health and wellness by adopting guidelines around the various dimensions of wellness. One of the missions of being America’s Healthiest Campus® is to enrich the lives of our employees, students and communities, with a goal to have successful, engaged, productive, happy graduates. We are entering our third year of commitment to the PHA Healthier Campus Initiative and will continue this great endeavor of creating a culture of wellness to help make a healthy impact in lives of those in and around our campus community.”