Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date Sept. 28, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Ball State University
SD-1: New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Peggy Weis
Secretary to the Director
CERES
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Does new student orientation include presentations, speakers, or skits that address sustainability and take place in large venues that most or all first-year students attend?:
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Provide a brief description of the presentations, speakers or skits:
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Does new student orientation incorporate sustainability information into presentations (e.g., made by Residential Advisors to individual dorm floors)?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the presentations:

Students are provided information regarding campus recycling.


Does new student orientation actively engage students in activities that raise awareness about sustainability, highlight how sustainability plays out on campus, or allows students to take part in a productive green activity?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the activities:

Students are provided with information on electrical appliances that are energy-star rated and therefore acceptable for use in the dorms.


Does the institution make new student orientation more sustainable via efforts such as a zero-waste meal or carbon offsets?:
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Provide a brief description of the efforts:
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Does the institution incorporate sustainability into new student orientation in other ways?:
Yes

Provide a brief description:

Students are given information about the different student groups that focus on sustainability.


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