Office of Development and Sustainability

Office of Sustainability (OOS) aims to involve University administration, faculty, staff and students in promoting environmentally sensitive behavior and responsible development for conservation of campus assets. The OOS’s mission is to integrate sustainability into the University's operations, curriculum, co-curriculum, research and community engagement. The USTF OOS develops programs, tools, resources and hosts events to build awareness of sustainability issues and practices; supports student sustainability initiatives; Identifies opportunities for sustainability-related academic research using campus operations as a living laboratory; and fosters partnerships and collaboration with government and private institutions to maximize opportunities for working together across boundaries on sustainability.