CU Environmental Center

The CU Environmental Center is the nation's largest and most accomplished student-led center of its kind. By translating student leadership into action and engaging the campus community, the Center helps CU-Boulder to become a global leader in sustainability.

What's Happening

Join the herd.  89% of CU Boulder students try to make environmentally sustainable choices in the way they live.  Here’s a top ten list for your school supplies.

Fall 2015 student bus passes are valid beginning August 1, 2015 for students enrolled in Fall classes. 

Returning students' passes will automatically renew.  

Apply now for fall student jobs with the CU Environmental Center!

In the summer of 2014, CU-Boulder installed the University’s first landscape designed for and dedicated to pollinators.

CU-Boulder’s annual sustainability awards program started in 1997.  Outstanding efforts make CU-Boulder’s successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible.


Are you interested in environmental issues?

Click here to find out more about the 2015 Front Range Bioneers!

Friday, August 28th
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Meet at 5:00 p.m. at the UMC bike station
CU Recycling’s New Student Welcome Tour
Thursday, August 27th
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Recycling Operations Center  (ROC)
Meet at 1:00 p.m. at 1060 Regent Drive 

CU Environmental Center staff member Taylor Cannon interviewed Dr. McNie about her life, career and passions for this issue of the Monthly Newsletter.

Theft, assault, sabotage and a suspicious death-it's not a description you'd expect to hear about Mt. Everest.

Ryan Heiland attributes his inventive spirit to his family.

"They were all farmers, so I think I have that innate ability to dream up wanting to do something in some way and then just figuring out a way to do it."

Since 2001, Dr. Kearns and Dr. Oliveras have been conducting surveys of bees in Boulder County, and they are still going strong.