UTD Recognized as a Top Performer in the 2022 Sustainable Campus Index

September 9, 2022

Students working with garden tools.

Students preparing the ground for the first crop last year at the UTD Eco Hub, one of several projects that engages with the campus community on multiple sustainability issues.

The University of Texas at Dallas was once again recognized as a top preforming institution under the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS [Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System] ) by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE [Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education] ) in their 2022 Sustainable Campus Index. UT Dallas was in a three-way tie this year for 9th place in Campus Engagement, earning a score of 96.4% compared to the 67.3% national average. UTD also tied for 6th place in Diversity & Affordability, with a score of 91.6% compared to the 70.8% national average among participating institutions.

The Office of Sustainability’s mission is to engage the UT Dallas community as a catalyst and champion for environmental stewardship and social responsibility while fostering a culture of sustainability evident in all aspects of the campus experience.

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