Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.81
Liaison Kathleen Crawford
Submission Date July 28, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Florida Gulf Coast University
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Katie Leone
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Health & Safety
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Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:
Master

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):
Public

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

FGCU's main campus sits approximate 813 acres of land in Lee County, Florida. In addition to the main campus, this report includes programs and operations at the Emergent Technologies Institute (an additional 240 acres), Office of Continuing Education (various locations), Vester Marine Field Station, and Kapnick Center for academic and engagement credits. Leased and Foundation owned spaces are not included in our operation credits for this 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 and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) Yes Yes
Satellite campus Yes Yes
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

The Kapnick Education & Research Center was built as a joint effort between the Naples Botanical Gardens and FGCU. The Botanical Gardens uses the majority of the facility; FGCU uses minimal lab space for Faculty Research and the Multipurpose Room for occasional presentations. This building is not included in our institutional boundary since its primary usage does not reflect activities material to the university. Additionally, the impact of FGCU used space at Kapnick relative to the overall operational performance of the university is minimal.

The Vester Marine Lab is owned by the FGCU Foundation and the scale of the property's impact relative to the overall operational performance of the university is minimal. Therefore, it is not included in our operational data sets.

The Buckingham Property that FGCU acquired in 2010 is not material to this report at this point in time. It was not included in our most recent GHG report, there are no classes or offices on the property, and planning for the property's future use is still underway.

FGCU's Office of Continuing Education leases various spaces (Please see http://www.fgcu.edu/CEd/tour.html). These are not included in our operation credits because FGCU does not have control or significant influence over the physical structures. Programs offered at these sites are included in other areas of the report such as EN: 12-Continuing Education.


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