Loyola University Maryland

Office of Sustainability

Our Progress

Loyola participates in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) to measure sustainability performance. STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities.

41.06 %
 
Loyola's Expected Rating Level: Bronze
STARS Rating System 
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Reporter
0-24
Bronze
25-44
Silver
45-64
Gold
65-84
Platinum
85-100

Progress Breakdown: Academics

Loyola's Score: 17.47/59.00

Completed credits

  • AC 3 Undergraduate Program
  • AC 5 Immersive Experience

Credits in-progress

  • AC 1 Academic Courses
  • AC 2 Learning Outcomes
  • AC 8 Campus as a Living Laboratory
  • AC 9 Research and Scholarship
  • AC 11 Open Access to Research

Progress Breakdown: Engagement

Loyola's Score: 24.31/41.00

Completed credits

  • EN 3 Student Life
  • EN 4 Outreach Materials and Publications
  • EN 5 Outreach Campaign
  • EN 8 Employee Orientation
  • EN 10 Community Partnerships
  • EN 14 Participation in Public Policy

Credits in-progress

  • EN 1 Student Educators Program
  • EN 2 Student Orientation
  • EN 11 Inter-Campus Collaboration
  • EN 12 Continuing Education
  • EN 13 Community Service
  • EN 15 Trademark Licensing

Progress Breakdown: Operations

Loyola's Score: 48.44/71.00

Completed credits

  • OP 13 Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Credits in-progress

  • OP 1 Emissions Inventory and Disclosure
  • OP 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • OP 3 Building Design and Construction 
  • OP 4 Building Operations and Maintenance
  • OP 5 Building Energy Efficiency 
  • OP 6 Clean and Renewable Energy
  • OP 7 Food and Beverage Purchasing
  • OP 8 Sustainable Dining
  • OP 10 Biodiversity
  • OP 11 Sustainable Procurement 
  • OP 15 Campus Fleet
  • OP 17 Support for Sustainable Transportation
  • OP 18 Waste Minimization and Diversion
  • OP 19 Construction & Demolition Waste Diversion 
  • OP 20 Hazardous Waste Management

Progress Breakdown: Planning & Administration

Loyola's Score:14.89/32.00

Completed credits

  • PA 1 Sustainability Coordination
  • PA 14 Wellness Programs

Credits in-progress

  • PA 2 Sustainability Planning
  • PA 3 Inclusive & Participatory Governance
  • PA 5 Diversity & Equity Coordination
  • PA 7 Support for Underrepresented Groups
  • PA 8 Affordability and Access
  • PA 10 Sustainable Investment
  • PA 12 Employee Compensation