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.
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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?
9th Annual Shredfest
Bring your unwanted personal documents from home to be securely destroyed and recycled. University Facilities is again offering this service to all University employees on Friday, July 19th from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Park Lot on River Campus.
What can you bring to ShredFest?
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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