Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.05
Liaison Jessica Thompson
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2023

STARS v2.2

Northern Michigan University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jessica Thompson
Professor/SAC Co-Chair
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Percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

Sustainability is part of the University's strategic plan, so it is introduced in the very beginning of the orientation training and in the employee handbook. Additionally, there is discussion of the university's core values (Community, Opportunity, Rigor, Environment, Inclusion, Connections, and Innovation)

Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

All new employees are given an orientation that includes an overview of the University's Interim Strategic Plan and core values (both include sustainability). The faculty program happens once a year, but new staff are provided with materials from HR and an individualized orientation in their respective department.


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