Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.71
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Loyola Marymount University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jessica Hernandez
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

Since Fall 2010, one Green LMU Newsletter has been produced by the Office of Sustainability each semester. It is used to inform students, staff and faculty about the various projects being done on-campus as well as a platform to talk about different issues that the university should examine and potentially implement. Some articles written have been about the on-campus garden, Fall Sustainability Week, LEED buildings, and students’ experiences with sustainability. This newsletter is now released bi weekly to inform faculty, staff, and students of programs and accomplishments.


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

Three of our buildings (two residence halls and the library) have LEED plaques mounted on the building walls, highlighting the fact that they are green buildings. Our Green LMU web site also highlights green features of these three buildings.

There is composting signage near the Student Living Experience (SLE) residence hall.

Signage for the usage of recycle water is around campus landscape.

Display of recycled bottles on a wave student art project by library.

SIgnage of ranking on sustaianbility

Life Science building education

Gardens on campus signage


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

Green LMU, central plant, facilities, the sustainability office, campus dining, student workers, environmental education focused groups, and business services, frequently hosts campus tours of our garden, recycling plant, solar, grounds programs, bike program, LEED buildings, alternative transportation, and other sustainability features of campus. These walking tours are given frequently throughout the year usually 4 a semester. The groups reached with this our classes, student groups, student government, faculty, staff, businesses, outside organizations, local schools, local environmental groups, and national/international interests wishing to see our operations,


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

Sustainable Living Experience (SLE) is a learning community for about 20 students who live together in a designated residence hall. These students promote and practice sustainable living. These students also enroll in designated sustainability classes and serve as Eco-Ambassadors for the campus.


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

An LMU student club, the Human Rights Coalition, publishes Passion Magazine, which focuses on issues such as social and environmental justice.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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