Creating Healthier Places

Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi

2017 Progress Report

Year Committed: 2014
Length of Commitment: 3 years

Committed to meet 23 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 on the menu a minimum of one (1) wellness meal at each breakfast, lunch and dinner meal (if served).
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • 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

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • 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

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • 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

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Designate healthier food and beverage options using a healthy icon at the point of presentation.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

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

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Implement a local food procurement program that increases procurement of local and sustainable foods.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a healthier catering menu that only includes foods and beverages that meet healthier food and nutrition guidelines.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Make free water available in all dining, recreational and educational facilities.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Make available Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) for personal nutrition assessments and counseling to all students.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Post signage requiring cars to stop for pedestrians at all designated or marked crosswalks on campus.
    • Progress To Date

      Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi posts pedestrian crosswalk signs at seven crosswalk intersections on campus. Signs are placed on the major boulevards that enter and exit the campus, as well as additional locations that support a high volume of pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide, without a user fee, sixteen (16)-hour per day access to at least one (1) fitness or recreation center for all students.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer, without a user fee, a minimum of one (1) monthly “how to” physical activity/ movement class that introduces students to new activities.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      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.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide at least one outdoor running/walking track that is open and available for use to individuals on campus and the community for at least three (3) hours per day.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer at least one (1) free, organized and facilitated, outdoor physical activity/movement opportunity each week.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Implement an integrated, comprehensive wellness program for individuals on campus that is provided annually.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a rewards-on-benefits structured program that gives insurance premium discounts and/or rebates to individuals on campus who participate in a wellness program designated by the health insurer or campus.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer non-academic cooking skills classes that are available to students.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      September 2017
    • Reporting Date

      November 2017

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