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.”