Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.14
Liaison Jarrett Smith
Submission Date Dec. 5, 2012
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STARS v1.1

University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
ER-13: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Anu Ramaswami
Director and Professor, CSIS and IGERT Program on Sustainable Urban Infrastructure
Civil Engineering


Part 1

Institution conducts an assessment of the sustainability literacy of its students.  The sustainability literacy assessment focuses on knowledge of sustainability topics, not values or beliefs.    

Part 2

Institution conducts a follow-up assessment of the same cohort group using the same instrument.  


This credit applies to all institutions. 


Institutions earn either 1 or 2 points based on the criteria outlined above; fractions of points are not available for this credit. 

Part 1

Institutions earn 1 point for meeting the criteria outlined above.  

Part 2

Institutions earn 1 point for meeting the criteria outlined above.  



Report the most recent data available. Sustainability literacy assessments administered within the past three years are eligible for this credit.

Sampling and Data Standards

Institutions may choose to measure sustainability literacy by administering a survey to a representative sample of the student population or by measuring the entire student population.

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 stars@aashe.org.