Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.03
Liaison Cora Kenfield
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Vassar College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Cora Kenfield
Director of Sustainability
Office of 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:

"The sustainability news letter is sent out frequently to its mailing list. The mailing list consists of member of the Vassar community, including students, faculty, and staff.


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

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

Sustainability features are highlighted in a number of places across campus including signs in sustainable academic buildings describing their benefits, information about food sourcing and vegetarian option in dining halls, and information on bottle filling stations about their benefits.


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

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The campus arboretum is available with a map and guide, available online here: https://arborscope.com/mapDisplay.cfm?inventory=Manage&id=08CCC6C7&section=Map%20Display


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:

A guide to multiple aspects of campus sustainability including proper waste and recycling is provided as part of our first-year program at the start of school.


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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