Several campus groups, led by Richmond students, staff, and faculty, are dedicated to progressive sustainability efforts.
Sustainability Working Group
This group, which includes student, staff, and faculty representation, is co-chaired by the Sustainability Coordinator and the President's Chief of Staff and is responsible for the implementation of the Climate Action Plan and strategic planning for the University's environmental efforts.
The environmentally focused student group on campus. To learn about their events and activities, sign up for the listserv.
USGBC Students of University of Richmond
Student group focused on green buildings. Like their Facebook page to learn more and find meeting times.
University of Richmond Outdoor Alliance
Great resource to learn more about the outdoor and green programs available for students at the University.
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
The University-wide standing faculty committee.
Richmond Environmental Law Society (RELS)
Law school group dedicated to educating people about issues in environmental law and helping to improve sustainability through environmental activities
AASHE ResourcesThe University of Richmond is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). AASHE is an organization of colleges and universities that are working to advance sustainability in higher education. AASHE membership covers everyone on campus. All members have access to AASHE’s online resources and opportunities for networking, information sharing, collaboration, and professional development, including:
Individual Member Accounts
Anyone at UR can create an account to access member-only pages on AASHE’s website and receive member discounts. To create an individual account, go to create member account and complete the user profile using your campus email address. Email email@example.com if you have any difficulty with this process.
AASHE Bulletin is a weekly e-newsletter with the latest campus sustainability news, resources, opportunities, and events. AASHE Events notifies you about AASHE’s annual conference, workshop, webinars and other AASHE-hosted events. AASHE Announcements contains updates on important organizational news.