Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.09
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date April 15, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
SD-1: New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Ian Johnson
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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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?:
No

Provide a brief description of the presentations, speakers or skits:
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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:

Residence Hall Advisors incorporate sustainability discussions when filling Eco-Rep positions for each residence hall.


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?:
Yes

Provide a brief description of the activities:

New student orientation materials include a list of ways to participate in making campus more sustainable.


Does the institution make new student orientation more sustainable via efforts such as a zero-waste meal or carbon offsets?:
No

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

Provide a brief description:

The St. Croix Institute for Sustainable Community Development produces "Sustainability at a Glance" fliers that are available to all new students.
The St. Croix Institute for Sustainable Community Development trains campus tour guides on sustainability efforts happening around campus. Tours are available to prospective students and their parents.


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