Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.98
Liaison Lindsey Lyons
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Dickinson College
PRE-4: Operational Characteristics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Lindsey Lyons
Assistant Director
Center for Sustainability Education
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Endowment size:
486,200,000 US/Canadian $

Total campus area:
301 Acres

Small town

IECC climate zone:
5 - Cool

Gross floor area of building space:
1,931,506 Gross Square Feet

Floor area of laboratory space:
218,339 Square Feet

Floor area of healthcare space:
1,663 Square Feet

Floor area of other energy intensive space:
21,738 Square Feet

Additional documentation to support the submission :

Total endowment as of 6/30/20 was $486.2 million, including pooled and non-pooled endowments. Annual endowment report: https://www.dickinson.edu/download/downloads/id/12111/2020_endowment_report.pdf

Campus land total of 301 acres includes 211 acres in Carlisle (main campus, Dickinson Park, athletic fields, buildings, lots, leased properties, trails and woods) plus the 90 acre Dickinson College Farm in Boiling Springs. An additional 97 acres of farm land in Boiling Springs owned by Dickinson but rented to a local farmer is not included in our institutional boundary.

Area of laboratory space is calculated as the total area of Dickinson's science buildings per AASHE STARS guidance for simplified reporting: Rector Science Complex (112,800), Tome Hall (52,000) and Kaufman Hall (53,539).

Area of healthcare space is the area of our Wellness Center, Health & Counseling Centers (9,300 total and 1,663 for healthcare specifically).

Other energy intensive spaces includes the Dr. Inge P. Stafford Greenhouse for Teaching and Research, Dining Services kitchens and cold storage areas, and The Quarry eatery (6,887).

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