Our Sustainability Focus Areas

EnergyENERGY Gather data on the University’s energy consumption and budget. Compile energy conservation accomplishments with respect to lighting and heating efficiency.

TransportationTRANSPORTATION Review alternate transportation options available to the campus and make recommendations for enhancements and to increase the efficiency of transportation operations.

CurriculumCURRICULUM Strengthen the focus on sustainability issues across the curriculum through broad participation to ensure a cross-disciplinary approach.

Campus LifeCAMPUS LIFE Gauge campus awareness of sustainability initiatives currently in place and work to change the campus culture to one of awareness and support for environmentally sustainable practices both on campus and in the community.


Upcoming Events:

Monday, Sept. 15 - Screening of the movie Bag It
7 p.m. in Wells Fargo Auditorium at the Knowledge Center.

Thursday, Sept. 18 - Beth Terry’s presentation on “Living Plastic – Free"
7 p.m. in Wells Fargo Auditorium at the Knowledge Center.

Sustainability in action: Solar panel installations at UNR

Solar Panels on the Crowley Student Union
Total Kilowatt Hours Generated Since Installation: 190.09 MWh

Valley Road Greenhouse Solar Panels
Live Deck Monitoring
System Size: 30.0 kW DC
Generating since September 20, 2010