Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.56
Liaison John Pumilio
Submission Date Oct. 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Colgate University
PRE-3: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A John Pumilio
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability Office
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Institution type:
Baccalaureate

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:

This includes 281 acres that encompass our academic quad and 88 buildings, each designed to complement each other and build a singular architectural language, with construction dates ranging from 1827 to 2019. Colgate's institutional boundary also includes 641 acres of outlying Colgate-owned student residential buildings along with faculty and staff housing along Broad Street and College Street. The university owns and manages an additional 1,059 acres of forested land used for teaching and research, recreation and aesthetic value, conservation of ecosystem services, timber production, and carbon sequestration. Our boundary also includes the Colgate Bookstore which is located in downtown Hamilton. Each of these areas will be included in our institutional boundary, comprising more than 2,169 acres for Colgate's AASHE STARS report.


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 No No
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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission :
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