1st Annual Sustainability Summit Join us on Thursday, November 30th from 10:00am-1:00pm in UC 303 for the 1st Annual Sustainability Summit! 4th Annual Creek Week Cleanup Join us on Wednesday, October 4th from 9:30-11:30am to help clean-up the Templeton Gap Floodway! Bike Month Challenge Get a group of friends together and take on the Bike Month Challenge! 9th Annual Bike Jam Save the Date! 9th Annual Bike Jam Thursday, September 7th 7:30am-12:30pm El Pomar Plaza, UCCS COS Bike Summit 2017 Registration is required for this free event. Includes workshops and after-Summit Happy Hour and networking. Ditch the Dumpster Beat the Hill Worn Wear Patagonia's Worn Wear Tour is making an all-day stop at UCCS on Monday, April 10th!There are two different aspects of the day:10am-5pm - West Lawn - NO RSVP NEEDED Clean the Stream 5th Annual Sustainnovate Conference and Expo: Water in the West "Water makes the West as we know it. When you touch water, you touch everything, from ski resorts to agriculture to towns and cities."-Former U.S. Senator Mark Udall Sustainnovate Speaker - Chad Pregracke "Wherever you are, no matter if there's a stream, creek, a lake, whatever, that needs to be cleaned up, you can do it. Just organize and do it." - Chad Pregracke Mt. Trashmore - CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER, MT. TRASHMORE IS CANCELED. Join us Thursday, Nov. 17th from 10am-2pm on the El Pomar Plaza to sort Mt. Trashmore. Help us better understand the UCCS waste-stream! Bike Month Finale Join us to celebrate the end of UCCS' Bike Month Challenge!Thursday, October 6th11:30am-12:30pmS.O.L.E. PatioCome grab some grub and get some prizes for biking for the month of September! Creek Week Cleanup Join us on Monday, October 3rd from 9am-12pm to help cleanup the Templeton Gap Floodway. The University adopted a segment of the creek through the City of Colorado Springs' adopt-a-waterway cleanup program. Three times a year, we invite volunteers to help us cleanup this precious resource. Internship Opportunity Douglas County School District is looking for a volunteer Sustainability Intern to take on a capstone project during the Fall 2016 Semester. Bike Clinic Considering bike commuting but need help getting started? Come to the S.O.L.E. Center from 12:00-1:00 pm to learn more about creative commuting, bike maintenance, and general bike knowledge. Bike For Bagels Ride your bike to campus and stop by our table at Columbine between 7:30 and 9:30 to receive your free bagel and schmear! Stay motivated to bike with a little extra breakfast with good friends. 8th Annual Bike Jam - Bike to School Day - Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:30am to 1:00am El Pomar Plaza 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 Clean the Stream Join the Office of Sustainability for a morning in the fresh air, cleaning our adopted waterway. Bring work clothes, gloves, and lots of water and come ready to make our waterway beautiful! Meet in Lot 100 near University Hall and we will walk down to the site as a group. UCCS Ditches the Dumpster and Donates Tessa Bronner Extra-long twin sheets, a Keurig, couches, lamps, shoes - all of these items could be found at the 2016 UCCS Ditch the Dumpster and Donate. Bike to Work Day Colorado Springs Bike Summit Colorado Springs Bike Summit Friday, June 3 at 11:00am to 7:00pm Ditch the Dumpster and Donate Earth Day Dinner Clean the Stream Beat the Hill + Earth Day Celebration Sustainnovate Student Summit UCCS Rides Free Week Sustainnovate - Sustainable Mobility Summit Save the Date! Sustainnovate: Sustainable Mobility Summit Wednesday, April 13th 7:30am-4:00pm University Center - Berger Hall Colorado Green Ribbons School UCCS Earns designation of Colorado Department of Higher Education 2016 Green Ribbon Award Nominee Mt. Trashmore Clean the Stream - Creek Week Cleanup Bike Month Finale Clean Bike Ride Bike Clinic Bike for Bagels Bike Jam UCCS goes for Gold Ditch the Dumpster - Move Out Sustainnovation - Keynote Presentations Winona LaDuke Engages UCCS Sustainnovation: Climate Change Symposium Sustainability House Sunlight in every room, direct access to our Greenhouse neighbors, a place to display sustainable practices, and a welcoming environment - These are just a few of the highlights of the Office of Sustainability's new space. UCCS Makes Princeton Review Green Honor Roll!