Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.72
Liaison Christie-Joy Hartman
Submission Date May 12, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

James Madison University
EN-2: Student Orientation

"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability? :
Yes or No
First-year students
Transfer students
Entering graduate students

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

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Responsible party for ethical reasoning: Dr. Lori Pyle, Associate Chair, The Madison Collaborative.

Data are for Fall 2016. 91% of incoming students were undergraduate students in Fall 2016. They were required to participate in "It's Complicated," but there were some absences. It is estimated that 95% or more of these students attended. Transfer students do not participate in the "It's Complicated" ethical reasoning program.

Responsible party for mug information: Charles Leventry, Sustainability Coordinator, Dining Services.

Responsible party for bag information: Holmes Brown, Assistant Director, Business Operations, Office of Residence Life. Data entered by Melissa Altman.

Responsible party for sticker: Melissa Altman, Grant Writer, Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability.

Responsible party for orientation letter: Dr. James McConnel, AVP, Student Affairs and University Planning.

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