Welcome Class of 2019! Penn is committed to reducing its environmental footprint, and students play a large role in contrbuting to sustainability initiatives on campus. Read about all the ways that you can become involved in helping make the university a greener place.
Answers to these most frequently asked questions should help guide your search for more information on Penn’s environmental sustainability efforts.
The University of Pennsylvania is dedicated to promoting a sustainable culture and implementing environmentally conscious policies through its research, teaching, and operational practices.
This document is an effort to make public and centrally available the broad range of classes there are available that have to do with sustainability, and in departments and schools you might not expect.
Videos of the Green Campus Partnership, the umbrella group that addresses environmental sustainability and stewardship at Penn are available on their YouTube channel are available on the Web at www.youtube.com/PennGCP.
There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes in order for you to be able to turn on the lights, operate appliances, and charge your electronics. The purpose of this page is to help you better understand the commodity that is electricity, and how conservation on campus affects you as well as our surrounding region.