Sustainability Committee - Working Groups 11/2014

Committee Member Virtual Handbook

This is your one-stop virtual handbook for all things sustainability.  Most everything you will need (and more) to help you as a member of the College’s sustainability committee.

Virtual Handbook

These links will take you to other pages on our site or link to downloadable PDFs for you to keep on your computer.

OS Basics
Sustainability Committee Basics
(Links and PDFs)
Sustainability Programs
Green Guides (downloadable PDFs)
Staff & What We Do Committee Member Expectations Green Certification Green Office
What is Sustainability Member List Organic Farm Green Purchasing
History of Sustainability at Ursinus Benefits of committee membership Bikeshare Green Events

Student Groups:

Sustainability Fellows


Subcommittee Signups - Survey Link Move-Out Green Living

What We  Recycle on Campus

  Recyclemania! Eco-Driving


Climate & Sustainability Action Plan

# Section Chapters Included in Each Section:
1-2 Introductory Chapters Introduction and Campus Emissions
3 Administrative Offices President’s Office, Business Office, Student Financial Services, Human Resources, Communication & Web, Admission, Advancement, Information Technology
4 Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Administration, Center for International Programs, Myrin Library, Career Services
5 Student Affairs Student Affairs Administration, Residence Life
6 Facilities Services

Administration, Sustainability, Heat Plant & Steam Distribution, Electricity & Chiller, Water Waste & Recycling, Landscape &Grounds, Renovations & New Construction, Building Maintenance & Upgrades; Transportation & Fleet, Copy Center, Mail Services, Science Labs, Dining Services, Housekeeping, Bookstore

7 Special Use Buildings Berman Museum, Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center, Athletics
  Appendices ACUPCC text, Campus Map, UC Sustainability History, UC Sustainability Initiatives List; Sustainability Related Courses; Sustainable Office Guidelines; Green Events Guidelines; Sustainability Projects Originating in Academic Courses; Sustainable Living Guide; Facilities Equipment; UC Main Buildings List; UC Building List by type; UC Fleet; Eco-Driving Recommendations;  UC Sciences Labs; Pfahler Hall Labs; Thomas Hall Labs; Athletic Facilities List

Academic Connections

Environmental Studies Department

Our Environmental Studies Department is the primary academic connection to sustainability. They offer courses (taught by ENV faculty and ENV affiliated faculty in other departments) that deal directly with sustainability issues. To learn more about how we educate students about sustainability through our academic program, please visit their pages.

Meeting Minutes

September 2014