Sustainability on campus grew out of efforts to make our daily operations more environmentally sound. Evidence of stewardship and people who truly care about this special place can be found throughout campus operations.

When you have something to discard, you have options. Learn about what we collect and where we take it. Please email David Donaldson at with Rethink Waste related questions.
Humanities building with flowers


All throughout campus, we foster a sustainability mindset into where we learn and how we get around. Our initiatives have led to reductions in energy usage, the construction of innovative and efficient buildings, a reliance on native species for landscaping, and improvements in transportation options and availability.

Solar Panels on Gym


Energy efficiency has been a hallmark of our facilities for decades and Dining Services is recognized for its excellence nationally. Learn about our global and local impact through using and reusing our natural resources.