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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jeff Johnson
Submission Date March 6, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Miami University
ER-T2-4: Themed Housing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Rob Abowitz
Associate Director of Residence Life
Office of Residence Life
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Does the institution have sustainability-themed housing (residential floor or hall, or theme house) where residents learn about sustainability together and to which residents must apply?:
Yes

A brief description of the themed housing, including name(s) and descriptions of theme(s):

The Environmental Awareness Program is open to first-year and upperclass students of any major interested in living in a residence hall with other students and staff concerned about environmental issues. The programming in this living learning community will support learning on current issues and how society affects our environment.
Living learning communities are purposeful attempts to integrate curricular and co-curricular experiences that complement and extend classroom learning. These communities foster faculty and resident interaction that enhances both intellectual and personal growth of the residents. In addition, we offer theme learning communities where each community is built around a specific field of study or area of interest and is structured so students have a high degree of involvement in its formation.


The website URL where information about the themed housing is available:
The total number of residents in themed housing. :
250

First and second year students are required to live in residence. All 7000 live in a Living Learning Community, of which there are more than 30. 250 live in the Environmental Awareness Program.

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.