Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.57
Liaison Noah Upchurch
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Catawba College
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.15 / 5.00 Noah Upchurch
Senior Sustainability Specialist
Center for the Environment
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
1,126

Full-time equivalent of employees:
251

Has the institution gathered data about student commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
24

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting:

Gordian conducted a commuting survey of students and employees at the College. The survey was sent out on November 9, 2022, and collected 184 student responses.


Has the institution gathered data about employee commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
19

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting:

Gordian conducted a commuting survey of students and employees at the College. The survey was sent out on November 9, 2022, and collected 169 employee responses.


Percentage of students and employees that use the following as their primary mode of transportation:
Percentage of students (0-100) Percentage of employees (0-100)
Single-occupancy vehicle 76 82.07
Zero-emissions vehicle 2 2.90
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 16 6.81
Vanpool or carpool 4 3.74
Public transport or campus shuttle 0 0
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0
Distance education / telecommute 2 4

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Approximately 66% of students are residential non-commuters, which are not included in these percentage breakdowns.

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