Sustainability at Chico State

Green Campus

green campus logoGreen Campus is a student-run program devoted to promoting sustainability on campus. Students work with other campus organizations and partners such as our Administration, A.S. Sustainability, Facilities Management and Services, and our Faculty on campus to work on projects while also engaging with and educating our campus community.  Green Campus leaders and interns are key catalysts in building a campus community and culture around sustainability through research, peer education, and program/ project development and implementation.

Green Campus Project Coordinators:

  • S.T.R.I.D.E.
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Eco-Reps
  • Zero Waste 
  • Marketing 

Student Learning Objectives:
  • Become familiar with sustainability efforts on campus, including ancillary units, and in the broader Chico community
  • Become engaged in a solutions oriented approach to carbon neutrality
  • Use and think critically about current research when implementing solutions and creating outreach materials
  • Practice organizing and implementing a project, activity or educational campaign from start to finish
  • Develop productive relationships with peers, faculty, staff, and community members
  • Develop leadership, written communications, and public speaking skills

Support the Mission of Green Campus

Please consider giving a gift to aid in the important work of Green Campus. All gifts are tax deductible as allowed by the IRS. Thank you!

Give a Gift

Intern with Green Campus!

Green Campus interns work under the direction of a project coordinator where they gain real-world experience in being a sustainability change agent and are given the opportunity to put creative solutions to work.  Interns work with stakeholders from across the campus to advance our goals.

Internships Available:

  • STRIDE - Encourage the use of sustainable transportation and make the campus a safer place to ride around
  • Ecological Restoration - Works to protect and restore natural habitats and ecosystems on campus
  • Eco-Reps - Focuses on sustainability within university housing
  • Marketing - Help promote Green Campus events and spread awareness
  • Zero Waste - Works to help the campus reduce and divert waste from the landfill


Green Campus News & Opportunities!

There are many other ways to get involved!

Without the enthusiasm, dedication, and imagination of our students, Chico State would not be the institution is it today. Student efforts lead the campus on the road toward sustainable development, engaging in projects and programs that touch every facet of our campus, and will continue to be the fuel in the engine that is the University.

Check out these additional groups and join in where you can!

Get Involved in Your Student Government

associated student leaders 2018 

Did you know that you can have a voice in student government decisions?  There are many committees and councils, including the Sustainability Affairs Council, that you can join.  These committees and councils are what guide policy and government affairs decisions for your campus so make your voice heard. 

Here is your chance to shape the future of our campus!


Check out the Associated Students Committees and Councils(opens in new window)