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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 48.57
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date June 15, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Cleveland State University
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jennifer McMillin
Director of Sustainability
Facilities l Architect l Safety l Technology
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Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability? :
Yes or No
First-year students Yes
Transfer students Yes
Entering graduate students Yes

Percentage of all entering (i.e. new) students (including transfers and graduate students) that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability (0-100):
100

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

The Sustainability Office is represented at the Campus Fair that students attend as part of orientation. Sustainability is also featured at other events throughout the year. Students are offered the opportunity to learn about green building practices and sustainable material selection through the Office of the University Architect; how to study sustainability through various academic departments; and more broadly about campus sustainability initiatives through Facilities Management. Additionally, students have the opportunity to learn about CSU's practices in relation to inclusion and diversity, health and wellness, and volunteer opportunities.

Students enrolled in select sections of the course 'Introduction to University Life' learn about sustainability on campus. The Office of Sustainability is working to include sustainability themes in additional sections of this course.

Campus tours include information about sustainability features on campus to make prospective students aware of initiatives such as LEED certified green buildings and that bus passes are provided to all CSU students.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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