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Where planning comes together. T​he power of SCUP is its community. We learn from one another, sharing how we’ve achieved success and, maybe more importantly, what we’ve learned from failure. SCUP authors, produces, and curates thousands of resources to help you prepare for the future, overcome challenges, and bring planning together at your college or university.
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Conference Presentations

Decarbonizing Your Campus

Planning for Electrification and Resilience
Published 2020
This session will discuss transitioning away from fossil fuels for campus heating and transportation and explore new technical, procurement, and phasing strategies to cost-effectively achieve carbon reduction and resiliency goals.
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Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Collaborative Campus

Transformation through Ecological Planning
Published 2020
This session will deliver a methodology for rethinking campus culture and infrastructure to meet climate change challenges. We will share techniques for shifting traditional campuses to educational institutions that safeguard the planet and its people.
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Sustainability and Resiliency

The Rider University Energy Master Plan
Published 2020
This session will discuss Rider University's energy master plan, which aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 through integrating facility management and future campus development as well as incorporating energy conservation and generation options.
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Designing for Climate Action

Published 2020
We will explore ways that a design thinking process can build a visible culture of sustainability at the hyper-local campus scale and drive climate action across academics, governance, and operations.
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Energy Master Planning to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Published 2020
This session will provide you with tools to engage in meaningful campus discussion about implementing a transition away from fossil fuels for heating and cooling and achieving net zero carbon emissions.
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Hampshire College

Reinvention for a Sustainable Future
Published 2020
In this session, Hampshire College provides a model for how resource-limited campuses can leverage their sustainability assets to support curricular and community transformation.
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Go Fast, Go Slow

Planning Early for Zero Net Energy
Published 2019
This session outlines a process for leveraging energy modeling early to gauge and clarify zero net energy (ZNE) feasibility and articulating the value proposition of high-performance design leadership. Come learn how to set meaningful energy targets, identify crucial design decisions, and demonstrate to stakeholders that setting ZNE goals is vital during procurement.
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The Campus Master Plan as a Catalyst for Institutional Change

Published 2019
We will share how the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign leveraged the planning process to spur institutional change in financial, procurement, and planning matters.
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A Shared Vision

UTSA and San Antonio’s Future Campus
Published 2019
We will explore how The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) campus master plan will guide significant growth in research, enrollment, and partnership opportunities across multiple campuses and industry over the coming decades.
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Integrating Sustainability on Campus

Critical Strategies and Lessons Learned
Published 2019
Learn about critical lessons and tools used to integrate sustainability at the University of Houston, allowing teams to manage both long- and short-term decision making.
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An Implementable Master Plan for Access, Student Success, and Sustainable Growth

Published 2019
A state mandate to increase undergraduate enrollment, the aspiration to achieve an Association of American Universities institution profile, and a desire to become carbon neutral—we'll discuss how the University of California (UC) Riverside negotiated these competing challenges while developing its master plan.
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Renovating a Library So It Exceeds Sustainability Policies

Published 2019
The Neilson Library renovation went above and beyond Smith College’s campus sustainability policy by implementing a sustainability charter, prioritizing health and wellness, and advocating for positive change.
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