Green student organizations

You want to work on a Green project? you want to feel useful to your campus? You feel you need to connect with what matters?

WHAT U CAN DO:                     

> Join ECO Board, the Energy Conservation Organization and start making a difference for a greener U !
> You have a project for UM campus to become more sustainable? Your idea could help us reduce our carbon footprint, our water footprint, enhance our recycling programs or start an educational campaign?
PLEASE, contact us, if your application qualifies, your project could be eligible for funding
> Contact Vacca, Sianna Raquel  

Become a Green Committee member!
Small groups of students passionate about the environment and willing to volunteer to help with event logistics, to take on innovative projects and make their school, department, lab or office more sustainable.

If you are interested, apply here, and contact ECO at Jimenez, Alec Justin 


Are you a student resident at UM with a passion for the environment, or do you just want to have a positive impact on your peers and improve sustainability on your campus? 
Become an Eco-Rep now! Start helping your fellow residents on environmental issues like waste reduction, energy and water conservation. Visit ECO Rep



For local food lovers and gardeners at UM:

For local food lovers and gardeners at UM: Help get the word out about the UM CommUnity Garden Club new Food Garden project at the Arboretum in the Spring 2018.
Contact Annie Capetta and Terri Hood

Visit CommUnity Garden on Facebook


Preliminary design from CommUnity Garden for the Food Garden at the Arboretum

Check this video



Join the UMiami USGBC Students

U.S. Green Building Council Students is a group for all students who are interest in sustainable (green) building and urbanism. We are constantly working to create a greener campus, and raise awareness both on campus and in the community.
Visit UMiami USGBC Students


Join Earth Alert UM

Earth Alert seeks to promote environmental awareness both on campus and in the Miami community through service, education, and environmental advocacy.
Visit Earth Alert at UM or Website




Find many more UM Student organizations  that have an impact on sustainability progress on campus and in the community, visit Org Sync.

- Alternative Breaks: Student Activities and Student Organizations; Service/Social Action

- U Cycle- Bike repairs, weekly rides, visit 
- Plant Based Canes- promoting the health, environmental, and ethical benefits of a plant based lifestyle. @PlantBasedUM 
- U Cook- to learn cooking skills. 


The University of Miami has many Student Organizations with Environmentally related activities please see links below for more information. Contact other organizations on campus

> Student Government Resolution
> Student Government

Here are Green tips for your daily life: Check our Green Living Brochure



Welcome to the “Sustainability at the U” module

Are you a freshman, transfer student or resident on campus?
Check out this video on all the great green features our beautiful campus has to offer, and hear what President Frenk has to say about Sea Level Rise in our region.
In this module you will learn about renewable energy, water conservation, and proper recycling in Miami Dade.


After viewing the video, please take this short survey. It will help you learn how to play your part at keeping our campus eco-friendly.To inquire about all the things you can do to make your campus more sustainable, reach out to Green U, our Office of Sustainability.
If you want to get even more involved and leave a green legacy on campus, contact our Student Government ECO agency.
Thank you and keep it Green!