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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 Gold
Overall Score 67.47
Liaison Debbie Andres
Submission Date Aug. 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

San Jose State University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.97 / 1.00 Bobbi Makani
Sr. Dir Collab & Acad Tech Int
Collaboration Tech Integration
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase computers and/or other electronic products that are EPEAT registered or meet similar multi-criteria sustainability standards for electronic products?:
Yes

A copy of the electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :
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A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

The university convened all campus technology staff at a Campus Tech Summit and explained the steps on purchase of workstations. These policies are also posted online. There are guidelines for purchase of workstations hardware posted online.

All workstation purchases go through the University's Central IT and the department follows strict guidelines as to the brands and models that are purchased. The university IT department specified certain brands and models that can be purchased.


Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment::
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Bronze 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver 129,332.19 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 927,750.82 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
1,057,083.01 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:

Here is a list of workstations and electronic devices are purchased for the campus:

Apple computers (Macbook Pro, Air, Mac Mini, Mac Pro, iMac, iPad) are certified Gold
Dell 9020, 7040 and T1700’s are Gold
Dell Latitude E5xxxx and XPS Laptops are Gold
Dell P2314T Monitors are Gold

Data sources:

http://its.sjsu.edu/docs/security/Workstation-Refresh.pdf

http://its.sjsu.edu/service-catalog/computers-devices-data-storage/workstation-refresh/index.html

http://its.sjsu.edu/service-catalog/computers-devices-data-storage/workstation-refresh/workstation-configuration/

http://its.sjsu.edu/docs/security/Workstation-Hardware-Standard.pdf

http://ww2.epeat.net/searchoptions.aspx

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.