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Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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Purdue University
SD-1: New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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Does new student orientation include presentations, speakers, or skits that address sustainability and take place in large venues that most or all first-year students attend?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the presentations, speakers or skits:

The Director of Sustainability gave a presentation on sustainability during one of the sessions. Each participant was given a sustainability brochure (made from recycled paper) 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 living on campus (or off).


Does new student orientation incorporate sustainability information into presentations (e.g., made by Residential Advisors to individual dorm floors)?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the presentations:

The Director of Sustainability gave a presentation on sustainability during one of the sessions. Each participant was given a sustainability brochure (made from recycled paper) 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 living on campus (or off).


Does new student orientation actively engage students in activities that raise awareness about sustainability, highlight how sustainability plays out on campus, or allows students to take part in a productive green activity?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the activities:

Student sustainability groups, such as the Student Sustainability Council and Boiler Green Initiative, were active in recruiting during the activities fair.


Does the institution make new student orientation more sustainable via efforts such as a zero-waste meal or carbon offsets?:
No

Provide a brief description of the efforts:
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Does the institution incorporate sustainability into new student orientation in other ways?:
No

Provide a brief description:
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