Sustainability at the University of Virginia calls for collaboration and ingenuity to promote the well-being of the community, solve local and global challenges through scholarship and practice, educate ethical leaders and steward this special place.

-U.Va. Sustainability Statement


Take The Pledge

As University of Virginia community members, we can help create a more sustainable future by embracing small changes in our daily lives. Pledge with us.

From the Grounds Up Blog

Follow the latest sustainability initatives happening on Grounds and beyond with the recently launched U.Va. Sustainability blog.

Sustainability Advocates

The Sustainability Advocates Program

This is an exciting opportunity for U.Va. students to accept positions of leadership on grounds, and make a positive impact on the U.Va. community.Learn more!

Track Our Progress

U.Va. is implementing initiatives and policies that positively affect our local and global communities.

Take a Class

The University offers a variety of sustainability-related courses and lectures available for students and community members.

Explore Our Research

The University of Virginia supports research and embraces innovation to address current and future needs.