The University of Rochester aims to be a leader in promoting a sustainable society through our academic, education, research, patient care and health programs, in the operation of our campuses and facilities, and in our interactions with the community.
In the news
University earns Silver rating
Rochester has again received a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Rochester’s STAR Silver rating
University joins Climate Action 100+
Rochester is the sixth US university to join this coalition of institutional investors pushing corporations to take action on climate change.
Support for sustainable investing
The growth of local and responsible food purchasing has led to recent awards for University Dining Services.
More on local food programs