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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.

Bronze

STARS v2.1

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Bronze 35.51 Sarah Mittlefehldt March 2, 2017 Download
Credit Status Points
Academic Courses In Progress 9.43 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 0.92 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Complete 0.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Complete 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 9.31 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 1.50 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 1.50 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 2.16 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 3.46 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 0.67 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Not Pursuing 0.00 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.50 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 3.20 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.02 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 1.38 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 0.93 / 2.00
Biodiversity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 0.76 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.11 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.26 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 0.60 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.87 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 1.32 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 0.25 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 0.75 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 2.75 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 1.83 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation In Progress 1.44 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 0.47 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety In Progress 0.66 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Green Athletics Complete 0.00 / 0.50
Credit Status Points
Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation D Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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.