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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemâ„¢ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Bronze

STARS v1.0

Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Bronze 31.97 Roxane Beigel-Coryell Aug. 15, 2011 Download

The boundaries of the institution's STARS submission are the Ashland Campus of Southern Oregon University and the Higher Education Center in Medford, Oregon.

Credit Status Points
Student Sustainability Educators Program Not Started 0.00 / 5.00
Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign In Progress 0.00 / 5.00
Sustainability in New Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Outreach and Publications In Progress 0.00 / 4.00
Student Group Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Organic Garden Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Model Room in a Residence Hall Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Themed Housing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Sustainable Enterprise Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Sustainability Events Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Outdoors Program Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Themed Semester or Year Not Applicable 0.00 /
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Course Identification Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Sustainability-Focused Courses Complete 2.66 / 10.00
Sustainability-Related Courses Complete 1.29 / 10.00
Sustainability Courses by Department Complete 4.32 / 7.00
Sustainability Learning Outcomes Not Started 0.00 / 10.00
Undergraduate Program in Sustainability Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Graduate Program in Sustainability In Progress 0.00 / 4.00
Sustainability Immersive Experience Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 2.63 / 7.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Indoor Air Quality Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Complete 2.84 / 14.00
Air Travel Emissions Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Local Offsets Program Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Food Purchasing Complete 2.70 / 6.00
Trayless Dining Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Vegan Dining Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Trans-Fats Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Guidelines for Franchisees Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Post-Consumer Food Waste Composting Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Food Donation Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Recycled Content Napkins Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Reusable Mug Discounts Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Reusable To-Go Containers Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 1.63 / 8.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.80 / 7.00
Timers for Temperature Control Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Lighting Sensors Complete 0.25 / 0.25
LED Lighting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Vending Machine Sensors Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Energy Management System Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Energy Metering Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Integrated Pest Management Complete 1.59 / 2.00
Native Plants Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Wildlife Habitat Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Tree Campus USA Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Snow and Ice Removal Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Compost Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Computer Purchasing Complete 1.30 / 2.00
Cleaning Products Purchasing Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Vendor Code of Conduct Not Started 0.00 / 1.00
Historically Underutilized Businesses Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Local Businesses Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.04 / 2.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.52 / 4.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.69 / 3.00
Bicycle Sharing Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Facilities for Bicyclists Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Bicycle Plan Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Mass Transit Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Condensed Work Week Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Telecommuting Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Carpool Matching Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Cash-out of Parking Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Carpool Discount Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Local Housing Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Prohibiting Idling Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Car Sharing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Waste Reduction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Waste Diversion Complete 1.08 / 3.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.95 / 1.00
Electronic Waste Recycling Program Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Materials Exchange Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Limiting Printing Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Materials Online Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Chemical Reuse Inventory Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Move-In Waste Reduction Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Move-Out Waste Reduction Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Water Consumption Complete 5.69 / 7.00
Stormwater Management Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Waterless Urinals Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Building Water Metering Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Non-Potable Water Usage Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Xeriscaping Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Weather-Informed Irrigation Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Strategic Plan Complete 2.00 / 6.00
Physical Campus Plan Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Sustainability Plan Not Started 0.00 / 3.00
Climate Plan Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Compensation Not Started 0.00 / 8.00
Employee Satisfaction Evaluation Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Staff Professional Development in Sustainability Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainability in New Employee Orientation Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Employee Sustainability Educators Program Not Started 0.00 / 5.00
Childcare Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Employee Wellness Program Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Socially Responsible Retirement Plan Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Committee on Socially Responsible Investment Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Shareholder Advocacy Not Started 0.00 / 5.00
Positive Sustainability Investments Not Started 0.00 / 9.00
Student-Managed SRI Fund Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Socially Responsible Investment Policy Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Investment Disclosure Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Community Sustainability Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability in Continuing Education Complete 3.09 / 7.00
Community Service Participation Complete 4.35 / 6.00
Community Service Hours Complete 2.18 / 6.00
Sustainability Policy Advocacy Not Started 0.00 / 4.00
Trademark Licensing Not Started 0.00 / 4.00
Graduation Pledge Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Community Service on Transcripts Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Farmers' Market Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Innovation 1 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 2 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 3 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 4 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00

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