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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 West Georgia

Carrollton, GA, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Silver 46.90 Hannes Gerhardt March 30, 2018 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 7.07 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 0.04 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 1.50 / 3.00
Graduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Complete 2.00 / 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 6.72 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 3.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 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 Complete 0.90 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 1.68 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 0.19 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 3.03 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 0.66 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 0.67 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 4.19 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 1.52 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.14 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 2.70 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 0.75 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 0.79 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.29 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.20 / 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 1.20 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 2.17 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.15 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 0.75 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 0.91 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 1.50 / 3.00

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

Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.56 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 0.63 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 1.33 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 2.78 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 0.60 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 0.33 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 1.57 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Grounds Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Bicycle Friendly University Complete 0.00 / 0.50
Credit Status Points

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.