Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.41
Liaison Susan Dorward
Submission Date April 14, 2015
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Raritan Valley Community College
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.88 / 2.00 Susan Dorward
Sustainability and Energy Coordinator
Facilities and Grounds
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The percentage of entering students that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability:

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

Student orientation covers RVCC’s sustainability program including reviewing recycling, composting, solar panels, co-generation facility, use of recycled materials. They also discuss the Bateman Center’s LEED certification and our agreement with the EPA. RVCC is starting to offer orientation for transfer students in the 2014-15 academic year.

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

Approximately 6% of our students are transfer students, who are just starting to be included in orientations in 2014-15.

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