The University of San Diego's Catholic identity, with its grounding in Catholic Social Thought and its emphasis on educating ethical citizens, provides unique opportunities for exploring the social, economic, and environmental aspects of sustainability. The university is building environmental consciousness on the USD campus, its extended family, and the community. USD is committed to promoting sustainable lifestyles; expanding curricular and scholarship development on sustainability and climate change; and creating a green campus through facilities, operations, and business practices.

"Be Blue, Go Green!"

Upcoming Events


  • Green Move-Out: donate your gently used items at the collection bins in each residential area from May 12-26th
  • Friday May 29: Bike to Work Day; pit stop at USD main entrance 6am-9am

Quick Facts


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