Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.64
Liaison Adam Maurer
Submission Date March 31, 2021

STARS v2.2

Seattle Central College
EN-2: Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.04 / 2.00 Adam Maurer
District Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Are the following students provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability?:
Yes or No
First-year students Yes
Transfer students Yes
Entering graduate students N/A - institution does not have graduate students

Percentage of all entering students that are provided an opportunity to participate in orientation activities and programming that prominently include sustainability:
1.97

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

All international students at Seattle Central go through an orientation that spans a couple days. A couple years ago, the Office of Sustainability created and implemented a 3 minute PowerPoint presentation on proper waste sorting that runs automatically during quarterly orientations. We run the video on loop (with a few other informational clips) during orientation as students are arriving, during lunch, and during our afternoon break. 338 international students attended orientation between summer 2019 and spring 2020. 17,073 students attended Seattle Central in AY 19-20.


Website URL where information about sustainability in student orientation is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Seattle Colleges is creating a student orientation for all Seattle Colleges students. Sustainability is being considered for inclusion in that online training. In addition to the online training, each college will also create their own campus-specific orientations.

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