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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 3.0 Public Comment
Reports & Data
Data Quality & Reporting Assurance
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What is sustainability?
Is my institution eligible to participate?
Why is executive contact information required?
What is the difference between basic and full (paid) access?
How do I purchase or renew a STARS subscription?
How long does it take to complete STARS?
What are the basic steps in the reporting process?
Getting Started with STARS: VIDEO
How should we approach the reporting process?
Can we use STARS to report on our contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
How many total points are available in STARS?
How is the overall score calculated?
How often does STARS change?
How long is a STARS report or rating valid?
Is there a deadline for submitting a report?
Who will be able to view our final STARS Report?
Are STARS Reports reviewed or verified?
How can my institution be included in the Sustainable Campus Index (SCI)?
What is the proper way to cite STARS Reports or data?
How were the credits developed and weighted?
How can a new program or standard gain recognition in STARS?
What resources are available to help me complete a high-quality report?
How do STARS, THE Impact Rankings and UI GreenMetric compare?