STARS gold.

UB's STARS Assessment 2022

"Here at UB, our STARS designation is a source of immense pride for all of us. Moreover, it serves to motivate and inspire our campus community as we continue to both fulfill our commitment to climate neutrality by 2030 and to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.”

--UB President Satish K. Tripathi

In April of 2022, the University at Buffalo completed its fourth comprehensive, University-wide sustainability assessment through the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) of administered by the Association of Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education. 

UB continues to make advances in sustainability, from a silver rating in 2012, to our first gold in 2015, and then maintaining a gold in 2018 and 2022. This reflects the truly sustainable effort through our operations, teaching, research, and engagement with the community from every member of our campus.