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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 51.12
Liaison Matthew Williams
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.0

University of Florida
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Allison Vitt
Outreach & Communications Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:

Office of Academic Support offers programs and services to support first generation and students disadvantaged due to income, education or cultural factors. These students are often disproportionally from underrepresented groups. (http://oas.aa.ufl.edu)

The Office of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs offers a number of resources and opportunities for involvement to students (http://www.multicultural.ufl.edu)


The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:

UF has established a Stop Bias resource through the U Matter We Care program. (http://www.umatter.ufl.edu/stopbias)

This site includes information about stopping bias, the bias & education response team, as well as trainings and resources focused on combating bias at UF. The program also includes community, state and national resources, as well as ways to report bias incidents either to the Bias Education and Response Team or to report a bias incident or hate crime to the UF Police Department.


The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
Yes

Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:
Yes

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.