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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of South Florida
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:

The website URL where the EPEAT policy, directive, or guidelines are posted :
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

USF Policy 0-518 outlines the University Technology Standard Board (UTSB) as the body which provides standards and establishes and maintains procurement process recommendations. The CIO Council members are an integral part of the UTSB ensuring all standards are discussed and implemented equally across the USF Campuses with representatives from each regional campus: Tampa, Sarasota-Manatee, Polytechnic, St. Pete, and USF Health.

Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :

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