Campus sustainability isn't accomplished by just one office or department. It is a
collaborative effort that requires help from all organizations and individuals across the
university and in the community.
Apply to Join Sustainable Carolina
The Sustainable Carolina Leadership Program application is open! Students in Sustainable
Carolina work on one of six project teams to plan events and raise awareness of sustainability
issues on campus and in the community all while receiving one-on-one leadership coaching
from our staff. From teaching local elementary school children about sustainability
to promoting zero waste initiatives on campus to leading volunteers in the Sustainable
Carolina Garden and more, we have an opportunity for every interest. Apply here by Friday, April 2 nd at 5pm. More Information Sign Up To Volunteer in the Garden
Preregistration is required
To assist the University of South Carolina's path forward in the fight against COVID-19
pre-registration for garden shifts is necessary. Volunteers will be required to maintain
the recommended physical distance from others (6 ft) and to wear a face covering.
The number of volunteers per shift is capped at 7 individuals. For volunteer opportunities
for larger groups please contact the Office of Sustainability.
Spring 2021 Garden Volunteer Hours
Monday: 2:15 p.m - 4:15 p.m. Tuesday: 8:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Wednesday: 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Thursday : 2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Friday: 2:15 p.m - 4:15 p.m.
Sustainability at Carolina
Creating an equitable, healthy and sustainable campus requires a collaborative effort
from our university organizations, students, faculty, staff, alumni and community
Our Mission & Sustainability Philosophy »
leadership and commitment to a restored and healthier planet extends to everything from climate issues to energy to environment to green construction
to environmentally-friendly campus food systems and more.
President Harris Pastides, 2017 Sustainability Annual Report
Opportunities are available year-round for community members, students, alumni, faculty
and staff to get involved with sustainability on campus.
We're a certified Green Office, and yours can be too! Learn more