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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.

Bronze

STARS v2.0

Western State Colorado University

Gunnison, CO, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Bronze 37.27 Brooke Moran Feb. 16, 2016 Download
Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 5.51 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 1.29 / 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 Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Academic Research Complete 7.45 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 1.00 / 4.00
Access to Research Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 1.90 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Not Pursuing 0.00 / 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 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Continuing Education Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 0.99 / 5.00
Community Stakeholder Engagement Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Hospital Network Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 6.95 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 0.12 / 4.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.74 / 3.00
Indoor Air Quality Complete 0.91 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 0.32 / 4.00
Low Impact Dining Complete 1.00 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.35 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Electronics Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning Products Purchasing Complete 0.65 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Inclusive and Local Purchasing Complete 0.25 / 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 1.00 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 1.50 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization Complete 1.08 / 5.00
Waste Diversion Complete 0.57 / 3.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.70 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Rainwater Management Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Wastewater Management Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 1.83 / 4.00
Governance Complete 2.90 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 0.00 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 0.29 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.36 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Innovation 1 Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 2 Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 3 Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 4 Not Pursuing 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.