Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.79
Liaison Courtney Stoner
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

American University
PRE-3: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Megan Litke
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type:
Doctoral/Research

Institutional control:
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

American University has two contiguous campuses used for academics and student housing: the main campus on Massachusetts Avenue, and the East Campus on Nebraska Avenue. The Washington College of Law is located at the Tenley Campus located in Tenleytown. Additionally, AU owns several other buildings off campus. All aforementioned campuses and buildings are included in the STARS data report.

AU acquired Airlie farm in 2016. Airlie operates independently and is not included, unless otherwise noted.


Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs or clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Museum Yes Yes
Satellite campus Yes Yes
Farm larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

American University consists of a main campus and several off-campus buildings including a law school campus and other administrative office buildings.


Additional documentation to support the submission :
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