UCCS pursues LEEDtm Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for all new buildings
Our campus generates 38,600 watts in clean solar electricity thanks to student initiatives
Student volunteers clean the local waterway twice each year
Students, faculty, and staff ride their bikes to campus for our annual Bike Jam event
Solar thermal panels on the Rec Center heat water for the swimming pools and showers
Student volunteers audit our campus recyling rates each year at "Mount Trashmore"
Sustainability has been incorporated into the General Education Compass Curriculum as a requirement for all UCCS undergraduates.
AASHE STARS® guidelines help our university to extend our commitments to sustainability
The UCCS Office of Sustainability unites the efforts of faculty, staff and students to support development and lifestyles on campus and in the community that sustain natural resources and protect the environment, ultimately ensuring the ability of future generations to meet their needs too. Find out more »UCCS Building Dashboard