Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 64.43
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Carol Mullins
Sustainability Assessment Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter Yes
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability Yes
Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed No
A sustainability walking map or tour No
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians Yes
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience No
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat Yes
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

The IUPUI Office of Sustainability has several resources available to promote campus sustainability. In addition to the official site for the office (http://sustainability.iupui.edu), they maintain a social media presence to broaden the scope of awareness.


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A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

IUPUI Sustainability puts out a monthly e-newsletter that is distributed to any who sign up to receive it.


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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

Facebook: @IUPUISustainability
Twitter: @IUPUISustain
Instagram: @IUPUISustain


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A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

Student research is shared via multiple platforms including:
Webpage
Social media
Newsletter
Larger editorial pieces


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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

-LEED buildings on campus have signage to educate general public about green building features
- Water bottle refill stations come with counters, which communicate number of water bottles diverted from waste


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A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

IUPUI's Food Services has developed an icon system to notify purchasers if their food is organic or sustainable.


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A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

Students can access alternative transportation methods via parking and transportation's website. There is also a downloadable app (DoubleMap) that allows students to track the shuttle locations at all times.


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A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

There is a digital map available that shows the locations of all bike racks, bike repair stations, indoor bike storage, and bike share program


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A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

IU Communications student interns regularly write stories for IUPUI Sustainability that appear in publication.


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

Student Sustainability Council – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, The Den (student activity page)


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