Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.52
Liaison Megan Varnadore
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2021

STARS v2.2

Sonoma State University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.60 / 2.00 Rinika Pulupudi
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

The main newsletter "A&F Times" has a separate column every month called "Sustainability Corner" where the university sustainability topics are presented as well as the current events. A sample attachment can be found at the bottom under Optional Fields.


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

The Recreation Center was recognized by the Bay Area Green Business Program of Sonoma County with a Green Business Certificate identifying that the recreation center has taken steps beyond compliance to conserve the resources and protect the environment as per the BAGBP standards and continues to do so till date. The pictures are uploaded under Optional Fields, additional documentation.
The other buildings in the university are retrofitted as per the LEED Standards but have not registered for the certification.


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

S.T.E.P. Up for Sustainability- Seawolves Targeting Earth-friendly Practices
Residential Community Commitment to Sustainable SSU.
Throughout the year Residential Life staff will coordinate the STEP Up for Sustainability initiative using educational campaigns and challenges in the residential community and beyond, focusing on three areas. The three areas are:
1. Water and Energy Conservation
2. Responsible Consumerism
3. Resource Stewardship


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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