Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.16
Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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Purdue University
ER-3: Sustainability in New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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Does the institution include sustainability prominently in new student orientation?:

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

Purdue University’s Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) is a five-day orientation program that takes place the week before classes begin and involves over 5,000 participants. Each participant was given a sustainability brochure that highlighted sustainability features on campus such as the Arboretum and recycling program, as well as gave tips on how to reduce their environmental impact while at Purdue. Student sustainability groups, such as the Student Sustainability Council and Boiler Green Initiative, were also very active in recruiting during the activities fair.

The website URL where information about sustainability in new student orientation is available:

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