Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.22
Liaison Sarah Rykal
Submission Date July 25, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of Wisconsin-Stout
SD-1: New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Sarah Rykal
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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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:

Freshman orientation includes a 20-minute session on sustainability at UW-Stout. This presentation includes information on waste reduction (i.e., composting and recycling on campus, the I Love Tap Water bottled water reduction campaign), energy conservation, sustainability-related and focused courses students can take, alternative transportation options, and more.


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 meeting agenda for the Fall meetings RA meetings have with all residents includes sustainability.


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?:
No

Provide a brief description of the efforts:
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Does the institution incorporate sustainability into new student orientation in other ways?:
No

Provide a brief description:
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