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Exercise is Medicine on Campus

Exercise is Medicine on Campus Grand Rapids Community College

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.

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. In 2015 we were recognized with a Bronze level status. In 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 we were awarded Silver level status from Exercise is Medicine/American College of Sports Medicine. In 2021 we were awarded Gold level status along with a COVID Recognition badge from Exercise is Medicine on Campus.  

Exercise is medicine 2021 Gold Campus logo

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!