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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.

STARS v1.0

University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Expired Expired Barry McKinney Jan. 26, 2012 Download

This submission covers the activities and operations of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) in all three of its campuses, located in San Antonio TX. These campuses are: 1) the Main Campus: consisting of 29 buildings on 725 acres, plus an additional 125 acres purchased in 2006 for future Athletics Complex, 2) the Downtown Campus: located in historic downtown San Antonio and consisting of four buildings on 18.37 acres, and 3) the Hemisfair Park Campus, which is also located in downtown San Antonio, and which houses the Institute of Texan Cultures (a 182,000-square-foot complex).

As of fall 2010, UTSA had a total of 30,300 enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in eight colleges and a Graduate School. The university has 133 degree programs including 62 bachelor's, 49 master's and 22 doctoral programs. UTSA has 622 tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Not Pursuing
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Complete
Tree Campus USA Not Pursuing
Snow and Ice Removal Not Pursuing
Compost Not Pursuing
Credit Status
Campus Fleet Complete
Student Commute Modal Split Complete
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete
Bicycle Sharing Not Pursuing
Facilities for Bicyclists Not Pursuing
Bicycle Plan Complete
Mass Transit Complete
Condensed Work Week Not Pursuing
Telecommuting Not Pursuing
Carpool Matching Not Pursuing
Cash-out of Parking Not Pursuing
Carpool Discount Complete
Local Housing Not Pursuing
Prohibiting Idling Not Pursuing
Car Sharing Complete
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Not Pursuing
Innovation 2 Not Pursuing
Innovation 3 Not Pursuing
Innovation 4 Not Pursuing

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.