Office of Sustainability


To pursue a model for healthy living on campus and beyond.

To develop a sustainable university that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

To create opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to enhance the quality of life in their communities, both physical and scholarly.

To function as a living laboratory where sustainability is researched, taught, practiced, and continually refined.


To coordinate, communicate and advance sustainability initiatives at UGA in the areas of teaching, research, service & outreach, student engagement and campus operations.

To ensure campus-wide implementation of the University’s commitment to sustainability as outlined in the 2020 Strategic Plan.