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  • AASHE-STARS

The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemâ„¢ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

STARS v1.0

American University

Washington, DC, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Expired Expired Chris O'Brien Jan. 31, 2011 Download

Report includes entire university, including main campus, Tenley campus, Washington College of Law, and other off-campus properties owned and occupied by the university. It does not include about six off-campus single family homes which are leased out to renters.

Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Complete
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Complete
Tree Campus USA Complete
Snow and Ice Removal Complete
Compost Complete
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 Complete

The information presented here is self-reported and has not been verified by AASHE or a third party. If you believe any of this information is erroneous, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Accuracy Inquiry Form.