University of Calgary

Calgary, AB, CA

Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted Executive Letter
Gold - expired 67.52 June 27, 2016 Tori Grant June 28, 2013 Download


Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 27,722
Number of Undergraduate Students 25,783
Number of Graduate Students 6,019
Full-time Equivalent Employees Not Available
Institution type Doctorate
Institutional control Public
Endowment size Not Available
Percentage of students that are Residential 2,348.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are On-line only Not Available
Gross square feet of building space 10,351,247.83
Gross square feet of laboratory space Not Available
Acres of cultivated grounds 340.3
Acres of undeveloped land Not Available
Climate region Very-Cold

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School Yes Yes
Pharmacy School No No
Public Health No No
Veterinary School Yes Yes
Satellite Yes Yes
Hospital No No
Farm No No
Agricultural experiment station No No

Additional Details

The University of Calgary's institutional boundaries for its STARS Report submission were defined using the Global Reporting Initiative's Boundary Protocol. Boundaries are determined with respect to impact and operational control/influence. The following sites, for which the University of Calgary has full operational control and whose operations materially impact institutional performance, have been included in the STARS Report:

- Main Campus
- Foothills (Medical) Campus
- Spyhill Campus
- Olympic Volunteer Center
- University Research Centre
- Rothney Observatory
- Barrier Lake Kananaskis Research Station
- R.B. Miller Station
- Petro-Canada Research Building.

Together, these sites comprise over 31,000 students, 5,800 staff and more than 100 buildings totaling over 10 million gross square feet. Sites excluded include Calgary Technologies, Bamfield Marine Science Centre, Qatar Campus and Downtown Campus.

Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Complete
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Not Pursuing
Tree Campus USA Not Applicable
Snow and Ice Removal Complete
Landscape Waste Composting Complete
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 Complete
Credit Status
New Student Orientation Not Pursuing
Food Education Not Pursuing
Food and Beverage Purchases Not Pursuing
Confinement-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Vegetarian-Fed Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Hormone-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Seafood Purchases Not Pursuing
Dishware Not Pursuing
Energy Initiatives Not Pursuing
Energy Use by Type Not Pursuing
Procurement Not Pursuing
Bike Sharing Not Pursuing
Water Initiatives Not Pursuing
Endowment Not Pursuing
Sustainability Staffing Not Pursuing

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to