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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.

Silver

STARS v2.1

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, NE, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Silver 58.49 Sarah Burke Feb. 13, 2017 Download

Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 10.29 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 5.73 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 11.40 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 3.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 1.60 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 1.75 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 0.53 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Complete 1.25 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 4.26 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 3.71 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 1.33 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 3.94 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 0.00 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.25 / 3.00

In our previous report, we did not include any of our housing facilities. This report now includes all of housing as well as our new hockey arena.

Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 3.84 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 1.00 / 2.00

Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 0.06 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 1.75 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.16 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.07 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 0.74 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.52 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 1.40 / 2.00

In our previous report, we did not include any of our housing facilities. This report now includes all of housing as well as our new hockey arena.

Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 3.02 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00

In our previous report, we did not include any of our housing facilities. This report now includes all of housing as well as our new hockey arena.

Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 0.00 / 5.00
Rainwater Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 3.75 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.67 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 0.75 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 2.80 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 0.00 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Grounds Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Pay Scale Equity Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Campus Pride Index Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Credit Status Points
Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation B Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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.