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ECO Welcome

Welcome to our Fall 2021 freshmen! Join a team that has been promoting environmental stewardship for over 10 years on campus. Start the semester with this new, reusable eco kit from the Student Government ECO Agency. The eco kit contains a metal straw, and reusable utensils. Check out our Sustainable Living Tips below, Learn more about ECO.

Meet ECO Agency's Executive team:



Try a plant-based diet > visit
Use less and buy environmentally friendly, local, third party certified products > visit
Plant trees, join a community partner > visit
Travel less, use virtual meetings > visit
Walk, Bike, use Mass Transit > visit alternative mobility
Live disposable plastic free > visit
Repair and upcycle > follow @um_uthrift
Recycle right > visit
Educate yourself > subscribe to ECO-Green U
Stay connected > follow @umiamiecoagency
Become an ECO Rep, APPLY NOW!


Green Move In

At the University of Miami, we strive to promote sustainable living. Thousands of students move in to our beautiful campus every year. Let's start the school year with an environmentally-conscious bang, and move in green! We invite you to be an agent of change in your residence and join the ECO reps: apply now!


Sustainability at the U

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Green Grad

Graduate Programs

UM offers a wide range of graduate programs focused on sustainability. From Sustainable Construction, Environment and Media, Sustainable Business, or Urban Resilience and Sustainability, you will find the "green career" you've always dreamed of here at the U! Learn more!

Green Grad Orgs

With more and more programs focusing on sustainable development, graduate students are getting involved in community outreach and transforming lives on campus and in their environment. We invite you to join one of our green organizations this semester. Learn more!


Green Alumni Series

In 2015, Raul Velarde graduated from the University of Miami with a B.S. in Environmental Engineering and an M.S. in Civil Engineering, concentrating in Sustainable Design and Construction. He's now the Project Solution Development and Sustainability Manager for Turner Construction, South Florida.

A true 'Cane, Raul served as President of the College of Engineering Alumni Association. We invite you to come learn about his trajectory and what made him choose his career on Tuesday, September 21 from 12-1 p.m. RSVP online now!


NEW Resource for Students

To be a successful learner and give yourself the best opportunity for a bright future, it is important to prioritize your own well-being, acknowledging how your choices and actions impact the world around you. Learn more




12:00 pm

USGBC Florida Online Higher Ed. LEED Showcase


12:30 pm

ECO Channel Sustainability Symposium at UM


4:00 pm

Future Conversations: COVID-Sustainable Development Goals



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