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

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.57
Liaison Yaffa Grossman
Submission Date March 16, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Beloit College
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.80 / 2.00 Lindsay Chapman
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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The percentage of entering students that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability:
90

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation:

During the new student orientation days, the Office of Sustainability had a "cookies and lemonade" drop-in time available for all new students to come meet the Sustainability Coordinator, the Sustainability Hall Director, a few faculty members involved in sustainability projects, and a few current sustainability employees. This informal setting allowed for much one-on-one interactions for new students to be able to ask questions about how to get involved and express any past involvement or future desires to be involved in sustainability endeavors.
Additionally, the Sustainability Coordinator and Sustainability Hall Director provided training to all student Residential Assistants who communicated knowledge like recycling and heating and cooling best practices to the students living on their floors and in their houses.


The website URL where information about sustainability in student orientation is available:
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10% of new students came in as transfer students at the beginning of the spring semester. No sustainability orientation was created for these students.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.