Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.01
Liaison Meghna Tare
Submission Date April 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Arlington
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Bhargavi Jeyarajah
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:

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

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

The Office of Sustainability (OOS) has a quarterly newsletter where sustainability projects, student organizations, research, and other sustainability happenings are reported on. This publication is an e-mail newsletter that includes an update on OOS programs.

The website is updated on daily basis with the latest story and news and events.

The Office of Sustainability also has an active Instagram account and Twitter account; both @gogreenuta. Both accounts post about ongoing programs and events. Both also have open DMs where people can contact the office for more information.

The Instagram account also posts educational graphics every two weeks during the semester. The educational posts are part of the Recycling educational campaign for Spring '22

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

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

There are signage/plaques places in the Engineering Research Building for LEED Gold, College Park for LEED Gold, the SITES certification for the Green at College Park

Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The office of sustainability offers tour of the Green at College Park as part of educational and training events with local groups, non profit organizations, and landscape architects.

We also offers tours of the Community Garden and composting program as requested.

There is also an Eco-Map of UTA where people can see where bike repair stations, bike racks, recycling dumpsters, electronic recycling bins, and student resources are. https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1znxkDGr_b2_Jhkv7aIN04HJwvYIoTAqN&usp=sharing

Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:

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

The residence hall are provided with a recycling bin when the students move in. The TV monitors in the halls run information about programs like car sharing to educate them about sustainability programs on campus.
A sustainability brochure designed by the OOS is also shared with the students in the residence hall and during meetings.

A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

The Office of Sustainability constantly designs and prints brochures and posters about various (old and new) programs and hands them out during various outreach events on campus like Earth day, Activities Fair Day, etc and also included in meetings and presentations to outside entities

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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