Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.49
Liaison Amy Elvidge
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Emerson College
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.70 / 2.00 Amy Elvidge
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Services
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Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability? :
Yes or No
First-year students Yes
Transfer students Yes
Entering graduate students No

Percentage of all entering (i.e. new) students (including transfers and graduate students) that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability (0-100):
85

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

A sustainability info session is held each Fall for all new students and is publicized in the orientation guide.
http://www.emerson.edu/student-life/orientation/fall-orientation/freshmen/orientation-schedule

In addition, a prominent section at the beginning of the orientation guide features sustainable practices and ways to get involved in sustainability at Emerson. See attachment for language included.

New students for Fall and Spring semester are given an electronic guide with sustainability best practices as well.

Sustainability program advertisements are included in all large format required information sessions during Fall orientation.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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