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.

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

Apply For An Internship »



Green Cup
Green Cup

Compete with peers in on-campus housing to cut energy costs. Who’s going to win the bragging rights this year?

Learn How To Participate »

WashU Green Ambassador

WUGAs engage in peer-to-peer education, helping first-year students understand sustainable-living practices around campus.

Become a WUGA »



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Academic Degrees & Programs

Want to pursue a career in a sustainability-related field? WashU has degrees and programs that can give you the foundation and knowledge you need to get there.

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Student Sustainability Board
Student Sustainability Board

Do you want to make your event more sustainable or have an idea to promote sustainability on campus? Apply to receive funds and advising from the Student Sustainability Board.

Apply for SSB Funds »