Training

Grow your knowledge with Education @USGBC

In support of the UVA Sustainability Plan’s commitment to increase professional development opportunities for students, faculty, and staff, the University Committee on Sustainability and Office for Sustainability have been seeking opportunities to increase access to various resources. Through Sustainability Plan funding, all UVA students, faculty, and staff now have access to the U.S. Green Building Council’s unlimited education platform.

Subscription access to Education @USGBC features more than 600 hours of green building and sustainability education, at no cost to you. This library highlights best-in-class courses and resources to establish a foundational knowledge of green building and sustainability concepts, as well as numerous resources to support those looking to attain and maintain LEED professional credentials.

Here's how to start

  1. Sign up for your free subscription. In the top right corner click "Account," then "create one" in the drop down menu.
  2. USGBC Education Subscription Home Page create an account

  3. Fill out your account information and select "Find organization by Member ID."
    Use the UVA Member ID: 1784522999104102.
  4. account page information fields

  5. Once you receive a confirmation email, you will have access to hundreds of hours of educational and professional development material.
  6. education home page

    If you have questions, please email sustainability@virginia.edu

    Online employee training

    Sustainability@UVA: You Can Make a Positive Difference
    A tool to help University employees learn about green practices. The 45-minute online video defines sustainability, highlights current efforts and offers tips on adopting environmentally friendly practices. University employees can view and sign up for the program within Employee Self-Service in the Integrated System (SSTL).

    View video »