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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.

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STARS v2.0

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Bronze 31.41 Hannes Gerhardt April 20, 2015 Download

For FY2015 we are answering credits associated with the Princeton Review in addition to a few additional credits . For Academics, this includes AC 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10.

Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 4.16 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 0.82 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 2.80 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Academic Research Complete 5.57 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Access to Research Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00

For FY 2015, we are only answering EN-3 in order to meet the requirements of the Princeton Review for Green Schools.

Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 1.18 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 0.75 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Continuing Education Complete 2.00 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 0.50 / 5.00
Community Stakeholder Engagement Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Participation in Public Policy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Hospital Network Not Applicable 0.00 /
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 3.55 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 0.67 / 4.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.04 / 3.00
Indoor Air Quality Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 0.02 / 4.00
Low Impact Dining Complete 1.80 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 0.82 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.51 / 2.00
Biodiversity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Electronics Purchasing Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning Products Purchasing Complete 0.30 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.02 / 1.00
Inclusive and Local Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Life Cycle Cost Analysis Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Guidelines for Business Partners Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.23 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 0.60 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.18 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 0.88 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization Complete 0.00 / 5.00
Waste Diversion Complete 0.33 / 3.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 0.50 / 1.00

UWG is not pursuing any water credits for FY2015.

Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 2.21 / 3.00
Rainwater Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Wastewater Management Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 3.50 / 4.00
Governance Complete 2.50 / 3.00

For FY 2015, UWG is not pursuing any credits in this sub-category.

Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.75 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Support for Future Faculty Diversity Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Affordability and Access Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Not Started 0.00 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 0.33 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Innovation 1 Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation 2 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 3 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 4 Not Started 0.00 / 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.