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Roosevelt University Sustainability Initiative

"Roosevelt University is committed to being at the forefront of sustainability practices by continuously working to integrate measurable sustainability efforts throughout its campuses and by providing advice and leadership to the members of the University community."        - President Middleton

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

Earth Week and Bike2Campus Week, 2015

Apr 14, 2015

With the smell of Spring in the air, and finals nearing, Earth Week / Bike2Campus Week offers a great opportunity for everyone in the RU community to take a break, get some fresh air, delve into interesting conversations, and even

Discounted Student Divvy Memberships

Mar 31, 2015

Hey there RU students! Did you know that there is currently a discounted DIVVY membership rate for RU students? It is $55 versus $75 and it is a great time to take advantage of this discount! Utilize a DIVVY bike

The Lights Off Event is Coming Soon

Mar 24, 2015

Don’t forget that the Earth Hour Lights Off Event is this Saturday, March 28th, from 8:30pm-9:30pm. Take time and turn your lights off for an hour and reflect on how energy and resources have a huge role in everyday life.

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