A group of people posing on the Smith Carlos lawn.
Native Tree Planting Ceremony at Earth Day 2019

Sustainability at SJSU

San Jose State University students, faculty, and staff are deeply committed to sustainability. SJSU offers a wide range of academic courses and programs related to sustainability. Ongoing campus-wide efforts minimize SJSU’s "ecological footprint" by reducing campus energy consumption, water use, and waste.

Sustainability Report

Check out our latest Sustainability Report!

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COVID-19 Resources for SJSU Students, Faculty and Staff

View a list of resources for our campus community. 

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SJSU Sustainability News Feature

A Gold Star for Sustainability, and a How-to Series for Viewers at Home

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STARS Recertification

SJSU has earned a STARS Gold Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

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CSU Chancellor Remarks (ECCLPS) 

The CSU chancellor, Dr. Timothy White, encourages staff and educators for all CSUs to integrate all aspects of sustainablity into CSU universities.

Watch the video here