Washington University in St. Louis’ students are part of the bedrock of our institutional sustainability initiatives. Their knowledge, passion and action are behind every aspect of our work to steward resources wisely and to minimize potentially adverse public health impacts from university operations.

Learn how you can plug into student-driven educational, behavioral and volunteer initiatives across campus and in the community.


Two students work on the Burning Kumquat farm.
Student Organizations

Join other students in promoting sustainability on the WashU campus and in the community.

Find An Organization »


Build your resume and contribute to sustainability at WashU as an Office of Sustainability Associate.

Apply For An Internship »



Move Out Donations

Share Our Stuff (SOS) is WashU’s annual move-out donation drive for both on- and off-campus residents. This year’s program is adapting to accommodate safety guidelines.

Learn How To Donate »

WashU Green Ambassador

Starting Move-In Day and orientation week, WUGAs engage in peer-to-peer education, helping first-year students understand sustainable-living practices around campus.

Become a WUGA »



Green Cup
Green Cup

Green Cup is an annual competition to reduce energy use among Washington University’s South 40 Residential Colleges. This year, it takes place year-long!

Learn How To Participate »

Student Sustainability Board
Student Sustainability Board

Do you want to have an idea to promote sustainability on campus? Apply to receive funds and advising from the Student Sustainability Board.

Apply for SSB Funds »