Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.32
Liaison Michelle Perez
Submission Date May 3, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

University of California, San Diego
SD-1: New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Kristin Hansen
Sustainability Analyst
Auxiliary & Plant Services
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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:

Sustainability Power Points are provided at the majority of orientation from the Sustainability Program Office.


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 Sustainability Program Office and Green Campus students table several orientations as well as provide informational Power Points.


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?:
No

Provide a brief description of the activities:
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Does the institution make new student orientation more sustainable via efforts such as a zero-waste meal or carbon offsets?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the efforts:

Many of the orientations have completely phased out bottled water from their activities.


Does the institution incorporate sustainability into new student orientation in other ways?:
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Provide a brief description:
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