Office of Sustainability


The University of Alabama's Commitment to a Sustainable Environment

As the state's flagship university, The University of Alabama is committed to having a positive and lasting impact on the lives of Alabama residents through its mission of teaching, research, and service. Our commitment to creating and supporting a sustainable environment is a significant component of that commitment.

Our Mission

By the incorporation of ideas expressing the importance of a sustainable environment into campus life, applications, academics and organizations, The University of Alabama can insure that it is an institution that will find ways to improve its services and operations. The mission of the Office of Sustainability is to provide ways to connect students, faculty, staff and the surrounding communities in order to strive for a better environment by ways of recycling, reducing consumption and educating others on the importance of sustainability.