Paper Initiatives

Paper Savings

The goal is to save paper through implementation of paperless services:

  • Direct deposit requirement for Payroll and Accounts Payable for TU staff, students, etc.
  • Duplex printing in computer labs
  • Student Senate Initiative passed to add Duplex Printing to Law Library
  • Campus Connection for TU Important Paperwork
  • Human Resources Monthly leave form now mandatory online completion
  • Physical Plant currently working on distributing work orders via mobile devices and no more paper printed work orders
  • TU Employee Phone Directory is no longer printed, only available online
  • Double-sided coping default initiative Collins College of Business and the Student Association
  • Collins College of Business Academic Advising Office completed conversion from paper files to electronic files Summer 2010 - estimates 80% less paper used. Campus initiative with new records retention policy to convert from paper to electronic files as much as possible.
  • New print quota policy. Each student is limited to 1,000 black and white pages or page-sides per semester. After the 1,000 pages have been reached, students will be required to purchase more pages. This is in efforts to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from printing