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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 Silver
Overall Score 57.39
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Nov. 12, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Tufts University
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type (Associate, Baccalaureate, Doctorate, or Master's):
Doctorate

Institutional control:
Private non-profit

Which campus features are present and included in the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school Yes Yes
Pharmacy school No No
Public health school Yes Yes
Veterinary school Yes Yes
Satellite campus Yes No
Hospital No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares Yes Yes
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No

Reason for excluding agricultural school:

Don't have one


Reason for excluding medical school:

Is included


Reason for excluding pharmacy school:

Do not have one


Reason for excluding public health school:

Is included


Reason for excluding veterinary school:

Is included


Reason for excluding satellite campus:

Not in U.S.


Reason for excluding hospital:

University does not own a hospital


Reason for excluding farm:

Included


Reason for excluding agricultural experiment station:

Do not have an agricultural experiment station


Narrative:
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The Tufts "satellite campus" is in Talloires, France.

This submission covers fiscal years 2012, 2013, and 2014. In several instances additional information from FY15 or 16 were included because it was readily available and demonstrates that the university's is currently taking action in these areas. The Office of Sustainability's website at sustainability.tufts.edu or other Tufts sites may have more recent information about the years following FY14.

This submission includes information from Tufts' three Massachusetts campuses in Boston, Grafton, and Medford/Somerville (please note that Tufts' 2011 STARS report contained only information from the Medford/Somerville campus).

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.