Get Involved

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Art Studio Class Painting with Faculty member pointing to a painting

Get Involved: Faculty & Staff

You don’t have to be a sustainability expert to get involved at UVA. We seek to engage any interested faculty or staff member from any school or unit on Grounds.

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Students Monroe Hall Courtyard

Get Involved: Students

There are many ways for UVA students to get involved in the sustainability scene.

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Wahoo wa t shirt at the UVA Earth Week clothing swap

Get Involved

At UVA, we believe sustainable change happens through community engagement. As students, faculty, and staff, we are working at all levels of the University to make a difference.

Student Positions

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Students walking through the colonades near the Lawn
With the end of the school year and the departure of students, comes a large level of waste production. The Hoos ReUse program returned this year to take back gently used items to donate them to a number of charities.
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SustainaBanquet held in the Rotunda Dome Room
OFS Student Employee, Sam Hunt
UVA Office for Sustainability student employee, Sam Hunt, received the annual UVA Sustainability Award.
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Students at UVA

Engage seeks to build unity and cohesiveness of communication, to foster sustainability literacy and awareness across Grounds and to the broader community, and to convey the breadth and interconnectedness of sustainability.

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2019 RecycleMania logo, 2019 Recycle Mania Tournament words in a green oval with a blue recycle symbol and yellow stars
For the Office for Sustainability, February 3rd marks the start of RecycleMania, a nation-wide friendly competition between colleges to promote waste reduction.
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UVA Green Game # hoos recycle logo with bright green words on a uva blue background
At the Green Game this year, we achieved a waste diversion rate of 63.4%, placing us in 3rd in the ACC and 10th in the nation!