Students

The Students’ Guide to Sustainable Living at Stanford provides practical tips on reducing your environmental impact while on campus. Endorsed by the Freshman Dean’s Office (Undergraduate Advising & Research) and sent electronically to each incoming student, this guide is presented during orientation events each fall.

Students are a driving force behind improving campus sustainability and promoting change. Please click each topic below to see more ways students can join the sustainability efforts on campus.

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get in on the action

take a class (or three)

Sustainability and Related Internships

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”
—Albert Einstein
“Every student has a role in the stability of our future. It is this ‘niche’ that grounds our position in what we can do personally for the sustainability of our communities, a niche that begins and evolves here on campus.”
—David Geeter II
Co-President, Students for a Sustainable Stanford
“Students can play a major role in promoting sustainability at Stanford. Since we both live and work on campus, every aspect of our daily lives and behavior can have some impact on campus sustainability.”
—Kevan Christensen
Past Co-President, Students for a Sustainable Stanford
“Students can play a major role in promoting sustainability at Stanford. Since we both live and work on campus, every aspect of our daily lives and behavior can have some impact on campus sustainability.”
—Kevan Christensen
Past Co-President, Students for a Sustainable Stanford
Faculty and staff are in a prime position to create a culture of sustainability throughout the university and beyond.
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”
—Albert Einstein
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”
—Albert Einstein
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.”
—Albert Einstein