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Roosevelt University Sustainability Initiative

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s leadership inspired this nation during a difficult time in world history. Still today, through his timeless vision, FDR’s words inspire the RU community to address climate change risks and lead in the area of sustainability.

To achieve this end, Roosevelt University Green Campus has completed a substantial array of projects which are already reducing emissions and actively protecting the environment. To drive continuous improvement, a campus-wide Strategic Sustainability Plan featuring energy, emissions, land stewardship and water use reductions will be set in place.

News and Announcements

Article in ChicagoInno Showcases Roosevelt University’s Sustainability Efforts

Jul 23, 2015

At Roosevelt University we are extremely proud of our sustainability efforts.  This past Monday, Karis Hustad, staff writer at ChicagoInno, was able to join us at our downtown campus for a tour.  Paul Matthews, Assistant Vice President of Operations, and

6/10 of a Mile Nature Walk

Jul 23, 2015

Roosevelt University’s Schuamburg campus’ nature walk is in full bloom.  Take a walk through the native prairie, and enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna.  A path has been carved out just for you!  Biodiversity is impressive, and the view is

Discounted Staff and Faculty DIVVY Memberships

Jul 07, 2015

Back in June, Roosevelt Staff and Faculty became eligible for a discounted, year-long DIVVY membership. With the discount applied, RU Staff and Faculty pay $65 (versus the standard $75) for DIVVY memberships. It’s easy to get, and even easier to

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