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 again receives high sustainability rating
The University of Rochester has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
Rochester’s STAR Silver rating
University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award
The University has earned its first ever silver award as a bicycle friendly campus from the League of American Bicyclists. Awardees scored high on “Five E’s”—engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation.
Why is Rochester bike friendly?
August is National Eye Exam Month. You can bring your unwanted eyeglasses in to the University for donation to the Lion’s Club.
How can I recycle my eyeglasses?
Campus solar project wins $1 million grant
The solar and energy storage system, to be built on the roof of the Goergen Athletic Center, will offset energy needs of a new office building south of Hutchison Hall.
Rochester's solar power project