Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.09
Liaison Ali Dutton
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Florida International University
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.80 / 2.00 Alexandra Dutton
Program Manager
Office of University Sustainability
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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):

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

The Office of University Sustainability participates in Involvement and Information Fairs for Freshman and Transfer Orientations. We have a dedicated group of staff members that talk to the new students about internship and volunteer opportunities, and sustainability programs on campus. At this orientation, we also display program information and give a brief presentation for 2-3 minutes. Free giveaways for the New Student Orientation include items such as reusable bags, various items made from recycled materials, and promotional items to increase awareness and exposure to campus sustainability. The Office of University Sustainability also has a dedicated page in the New Student Handbook, and provides campus sustainability facts to orientation tour guides.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Orientation information is from the academic year 2013/ 2014.

Our institution does have graduate students and orientation for graduate students are conducted individually by each different graduate program.

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