Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Dayna Cook
Submission Date Oct. 8, 2012
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Northern Arizona University
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Bryan McLaren
NAU Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
Sustainability New Student Orientation

A brief description of the campaign(s):
The Office of Sustainability meets with every new student (not individually) as they arrive on campus for new student orientation. Students will be exposed to sustainability goals for the University as well as sustainability programs, which they can participate in as students.

Students will also be informed of opportunities and benefits that are available to them due to sustainability programs such as the Yellow Bike program that gives them access to a free bike share/checkout program for campus.

A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign(s):
Since the Office of Sustainability has started to focus its efforts and its programming on new students and new student orientation, we have seen a tremendous increase in student participation in sustainability programs. The Yellow Bike program and use of alternative transportation has been specifically notable.

The website URL where information about the sustainability outreach campaign(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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