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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 Bronze
Overall Score 41.99
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Montana
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Eva Rocke
ASUM Sustainability Coordinator
ASUM
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Eco Rep Energy Competition

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

A representative from each of the campus’ residence halls lead a competition during the spring semester of 2016. During which, residents were personally encouraged to limit their electricity consumption. The residence hall which used the least amount of electricity during the spring semester received a hall prize. The quantifiable results was the kilowatt hours mitigated by student decisions.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

Data on energy and water use was collected and shared with residents of the halls to generate feedback. Most halls reduced consumption and the winning residence hall was celebrated.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Missoula in Motion's Commuter Challenge

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):

❏ The University of Montana partnered with a local organization, Missoula In Motion, to educate university employees about sustainable transportation methods. During the spring of 2016, participating members were required to use a sustainable method of transportation to travel to their office at least once a week. During this time, each participating member received personal training from a sustainability office about transportation.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Twenty two employees who committed to the challenge, all of which were personally educated about sustainable transportation. These employees represented the Administration and Finance, Office of the Provost, and UM Relations departments.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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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.