Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.29
Liaison Lisa Noriega
Submission Date June 29, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

Yale University
ER-3: Sustainability in New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Keri Enright-Kato
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution include sustainability prominently in new student orientation?:

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation:
UNDERGRAD: Sustainability is a featured link on the “planning your move” website: http://yalecollege.yale.edu/content/planning-your-move Additionally, when freshmen arrive, the Student Task-force for Environmental Partnerships(STEP) leads a one-hour session during orientation. STEP coordinators also attend the freshman formal dinner to message about how to get involved with sustainability and the importance of going tray-less. GRAD: Sustainability is a part of first year orientation at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Divinity School, and the Hall of Graduate Studies. Students at the School of Public Health and the School of Management also receive information, although there is no in-person training.

The website URL where information about sustainability in new student orientation is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.