Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.03
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2019

STARS v2.2

Wesleyan University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jennifer Kleindienst
Sustainability Coordinator
Finance and Administration
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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 Wesleyan Sustainability Office operates social media platforms under the handle @sustainablewes on Instagram and Facebook. A Twitter platform under the same handle has gone in and out of use in the past few years.

A pilot newsletter was distributed to Wesleyan's sustainability committee, SAGES, Sustainability Office interns, and Eco Facilitators in Spring 2015. This proved unsuccessful and not a good use of the Office's time.


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

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

Each of Wesleyan's LEED-certified buildings include interior plaques and signage to highlight the building's sustainability features. The Sustainability Office is currently working with Facilities and University Relations for pilot signage in the Center for Film Studies expansion, which will be complete in late 2020.


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

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The Office has done sustainability tours for Orientation and other ad hoc events.


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:

The Sustainability Office publishes composting information, heating tips, and recycling information sheets for all incoming students. Additionally, there is sustainability-related information in New Student Orientation booklets and sustainability tips in new student packing lists.


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

Wesleyan has signs next to selected drinking fountains and water bottle filling stations to advertise their sustainability impacts.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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