Welcome to Sustainability at St. Thomas

Sustainability is core to the university’s mission of advancing the common good. The University of St. Thomas infuses sustainability into academic programs, student life, facilities and campus operations while working toward a goal of carbon neutrality by 2035. Our accomplishments were recognized by the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges, a silver STARS rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, and three Marks of Distinction from the Climate Leadership Network.

Featured Events

Apr 05 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

2018-2019 Department of Art History Speaker Series Read More

Apr 11 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

University of St. Thomas students and Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light welcome the surrounding community to their 2nd Annual Solar Open House. Read More

Apr 25 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Dr. Meisner wille explore how we can transition to a culture of sustainability through our communication, beliefs, values and more. Read More

Sustainability Programs

The University of St. Thomas is proud to participate in the following nationwide sustainability programs:


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