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?


Join the Student Government ECO Board, and start making a difference for a greener U!

 > You have a project for UM 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 ECO Board, if your application qualifies, your project could be eligible for funding

> Visit UM Renewable Energy page with ECO Solar system on the Hurricane Foodcourt roof.

> Contact Talula Thibault at or Delaney Reynolds at 

Welcome to our Spring 2020 freshmen!
What better way to start the semester than owning this new Reusable kit from Student Government ECO Board!

Take our Sustainable Living Module. Learn more.

Become an Eco-Rep ! 
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? Start helping your fellow residents on environmental issues like waste reduction, energy and water conservation. Apply now, visit ECO Rep.

Become a Green Committee member! 
Small groups of students passionate about the environment and willing to volunteer to help with event logistics, take on innovative projects and make their school, department, lab or office more sustainable. If you are interested, contact Delaney Reynolds at
UThrift is UM's free on-campus thrift store that takes place every Wednesday at the Farmer's Market! 
We are looking for individuals with a passion for sustainability and fashion to volunteer at the booth on Wednesdays and contribute to UThrift's development as a sustainable thrift store. Apply now at

Green Grad Group
If you are a graduate student who cares about our environment, join the Green Grad Group. Help unfold the disposable plastic free campaign at the U!
Contact Leyna Stemle at  for more information. Learn more


Student Green Committee at Miller
If you are student in the School of Medicine, join our Green Team! In collaboration with Student Government, our group of passionate students promote current programs like the Green Lab program and work on new initiatives. Learn more, visit our SGC at Miller page. Contact Joanna Zhang at 


Food Recovery Network
Over 30% of everything we produce ends up in the trash, meanwhile there are over 200,000 people who are food insecure living in Miami-Dade county alone!

Anyone interested in joining our chapter, applying for a leadership position, fill out this form. For more information, contact Natalia Brown  



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 2019! Contact Terri Hood

Visit CommUnity Garden on Facebook. Preliminary design from CommUnity Garden for the Food Garden at the Arboretum. Check out this video

Join the UMiami USGBC Students

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

UM Climate Reality Project

We are 100% Committed to switching UM to 100% renewable
electricity by 2030.Visit our FB page; Learn more about us



Food Recovery Network


To find more UM Student organizations that have an impact on sustainability progress on campus and in the community, contact or visit Org Sync


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!



The University of Miami has many Student Organizations with Environmentally related activities please see links below for more information. Contact other organizations on campus 
Here are Green tips for your daily life: Check our Green Living Brochure