STARS: Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System

UW-La Crosse enrolled into the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™(STARS) program at the end of Fall 2013. STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. Enrollment in the program is intended to:

  • Provide a framework for understanding sustainability in all sectors of higher education.
  • Enable meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community.
  • Create incentives for continual improvement toward sustainability.
  • Facilitate information sharing about higher education sustainability practices and performance.
  • Build a stronger, more diverse campus sustainability community.

Question's about the STARS program at UW-La Crosse can be directed to:


Kelly Nowicki

Associate Lecturer

Specialty area(s): Small business & Entrepreneurship; Business Sustainability Office hours:
 Tuesdays 12:30 -2:00, Wednesdays 10:00-2:00 and by appointment.