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Exercise is Medicine on Campus

Exercise is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) is a program calling upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health. EIM-OC encourages faculty, staff and students to work together toward improving the health and well-being of the campus community by:

  • Making movement a part of the daily campus culture.
  • Assessing physical activity at every student health visit.
  • Providing students the tools necessary to strengthen healthy physical activity habits that can last a lifetime.
  • Connecting university health care providers with university health fitness specialists to provide a referral system for exercise prescription.
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Gold level status

GRCC is currently the only community college in the state of Michigan that is a registered Exercise is Medicine (EIM) campus partner GRCC has been recognized with the following Exercise is Medicine/American College of Sports Medicine Awards for our work on our campus:

  • 2023 Gold Level Recognition Award
  • 2022 Gold Level Recognition Award
  • 2021 Gold Level Recognition Award along with a COVID Recognition Badge.
  • 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 Silver Level Recognition Award
  • 2015 Bronze Level Recognition Award

Find out more

Find out more about EIM and the American College of Sports Medicine, and be sure to visit the Exercise is Medicine Library Subject Site Guide!