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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.

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Liaison Andrew Seifert
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Marquette University
SD-1: New Student Orientation

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Projects Assistant
Sustainability
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Does new student orientation include presentations, speakers, or skits that address sustainability and take place in large venues that most or all first-year students attend?:
No

Provide a brief description of the presentations, speakers or skits:
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Does new student orientation incorporate sustainability information into presentations (e.g., made by Residential Advisors to individual dorm floors)?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the presentations:

The Office of Sustainability presents to the Residential Advisers (RAs) during their orientation session. During the presentation, the Office of Sustainability provides the group with a brief update on new sustainability initiatives at the university and encourages the RAs to bring this information to their floor meetings. One of the more prominent encouragements has been for the RAs to discuss the university's single-stream recycling program with the students.


Does new student orientation actively engage students in activities that raise awareness about sustainability, highlight how sustainability plays out on campus, or allows students to take part in a productive green activity?:
No

Provide a brief description of the activities:
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Does the institution make new student orientation more sustainable via efforts such as a zero-waste meal or carbon offsets?:
No

Provide a brief description of the efforts:
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Does the institution incorporate sustainability into new student orientation in other ways?:
No

Provide a brief description:
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