University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Sustainability Education

Sustainability now plays a significant role in campus activities, governance and in the academic curriculum in colleges and universities across the United States and around the world.  New professional organizations devoted to sustainability in higher education provide comprehensive resources on the range of programs within and across institutions.  Note that University of Minnesota faculty, staff and students have full access to the AASHE resource libraries by login in with their “” email.

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability
American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment
National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology
Campus Conservation Nationals
The Sustainability Education website is administered by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment.

The University of Minnesota offers sustainability courses in most of its colleges and campuses around the state. These courses encompass biophysical sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, design, engineering, business, and health. The Sustainability Studies minor is one of several interdisciplinary programs through which such diverse courses come together.