Sustainability

The University of Texas at Austin strives for excellence in advancing environmental stewardship and sustainability on our campus, in our academic and research programs, and in our public service and outreach activities. The President’s Sustainability Steering Committee, the Campus Sustainability Policy, and the Office of Sustainability serve to guide us as we work together to advance economic vitality, ecological integrity, and social welfare.

The Green Longhorn

Green longhorn with leaves

Do you like our new green Longhorn? The image is formed from five images of leaves found on campus: rosemary pine, Texas live oak, American sycamore, magnolia, and bur oak. You will find this image on announcements for major campus sustainability events, and maybe some special t-shirts and prizes throughout the year!

Education & Research

Academic Sustainability Directory

Sustainability Directory LogoThe UT Austin Academic Sustainability Directory enables robust searches of courses, degree programs, centers, research, and faculty and staff working on environmental and sustainability initiatives. Browse or do a focused search on your area of interest!

Faculty Learning Community

Faculty at UT Austin are invited to join monthly meetings of the Sustainabiltiy Faculty Learning Community, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Sustainability. Faculty gather for networking and informal discussion about teaching methods for sustainability. For more infomraiton, please visit the Sustainability FLC Blog.

#keeputgreen

Think Green for Earth Month!!

Share ideas. Get tips. Join the conversation.

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Newsletter

Hook 'Em Green Newsletter

Subscribe to the Hook 'Em Green Newsletter today! Receive monthly updates for sustainability initiatives in and around UT Austin.

Sustainability Master pLan

Sustainability Master Plan

The Sustainability Master Plan will further develop what it means to be a sustainable campus and how we, as the campus community, set and achieve sustainability goals. Sign up on this UT mailing list to receive updates about the plan's development as well as invitations to public input events.

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