Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.22
Liaison Mei May
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2019

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mei L May
Director Office of Sustainability
Sustainability
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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:
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 Office of Sustainability has a program to use vinyl messaging around campus to highlight campus successes in recycling, energy, water, air quality and food waste.


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

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The UTSA Office of Sustainability provides a map of the main campus that includes: https://sustainability.utsa.edu/
1. Water reuse; ie Sombrilla Fountain HVAC condensate.
2. AstroTurf water conservation
3. Water conservation efforts including condensate to cooling tower makeup water.
4. Thermal insulation in HVAC and air handling systems.
5. Solar Power installations.
6. Student Community Garden
7. Monarch butterfly and Pollinator gardens.
8. bioswale
9. Campus Bike repair shop


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:

http://www.utsa.edu/housing/office-information.html
https://www.utsa.edu/housing/documents/pdfs/housing-handbook.pdf
Mission
The Offices of Housing & Residence Life provides well-maintained housing facilities, quality customer
services, and fosters student development through opportunities for academic, personal, and professional
growth.
Vision
Through our innovation, we strive to produce transformational student leaders.
Core Values
Dedicated to building an engaged residential community we embrace the following core values
 Sustainability
 Accountability
 Student-Centered Philosophy
 Learning
 Inclusion/Diversity
 Collaboration
 Empowerment


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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