Students Get Involved

Student Sustainability at AU

Students have long been leaders in sustainability at 麻豆果冻传媒 and there are many ways for students to get involved on campus. AU offers a number of academic programs, courses, student organizations, and events related to sustainability.听Explore the links below for more information about听how you, as a student, can get involved in campus sustainability efforts.

Stay in the Know

Sign up for the sustainability newsletter听to receive听notifications about upcoming events and opportunites.听

Student signing waste reduction pledge

EcoPledge Program

Commit to making听sustainable choices on campus and in your life and earn sustainable prizes.

Take the EcoPledge

Student Educators

EcoRep Program

EcoReps are energetic, passionate undergraduate students who volunteer to promote sustainability at AU.

Become an Ecorep

Students tabling at an event in SIS.

Events

The Office of Sustainability hosts, supports, and promotes events throughout the year.

See Events

sustainability tour

Sustainability Tours

Join Office of Sustainability听staff on a guided campus tour听or virtually explore sustainable features on campus.

Take a Tour

Waste Sorting on Quad

Green Event Guidelines

Hosting an event? Follow these guidelines to make your event sustainable and zero-waste.

Green Your Event

WCL Students pose with community garden planter

Sustainability Fund

The sustainablility fund provides financial and administrative support to implement environmental projects on AU's campus.

Fund your Idea

Additional Resources

There are numerous student organizations on campus dedicated to waste, gardening, beekeeping, energy, and the environment:

Email sustainability@american.edu to have your organization added to this听list.听

  • Become a Sustainability Intern

    Sustainability Interns are part-time, paid students hired to work on a variety of projects in听the Office of Sustainability. Projects include data analysis and research related to ongoing sustainability projects, work on green building and campus sustainability reporting, outreach and communications, and education and curricula development.

    Sustainability Interns are hired for an entire academic year, and applications for internships are posted each summer. Subscribe to the to receive听notifications about upcoming internship opportunities.听

    U.S. Green Building Council

  • All instructors and students have access to 麻豆果冻传媒鈥檚 institutional subscription to the . This subscription provides many resources, lesson plans, presentations, and case studies related to green buildings and sustainability. To access these resources, please follow these instructions:
    • using your american.edu email address.

    • Within your account settings, you will see an option to connect your account with an institutional account.

    • Search for 鈥溌槎构炒,鈥 select the DC campus, and request access to join.

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