Sustainability Certificate Program


Examine sustainability through multiple lenses and develop knowledge and strategies for building a more inclusive and sustainable campus. To complete the certificate, participants must complete the six required core courses and one elective within two academic years.

2018-19 Program 

Register for classes at the UC Learning Center starting on August 14, 2018 (priority registration begins August 6th). To assist you in the registration process, please review our Course descriptions and registration instructions. Be sure you understand our cancellation policy before registering. You may also download and share our program flyer with colleagues.

Learn more about the faculty, staff, and community experts who are serving as Program Instructors

  • Sustainability in the UC- Elida Erickson, October 10 & February 6
  • Sustainable Cities & Social Equity- Dr. Chris Benner, Oct. 17 & Jan. 30
  • Climate Science, Policy & Justice- Ellen Vaughan & Kevin Koenig, November 7 & February 20
  • Diversity & Environment- Dr. Flora Lu, Dr. Rebecca Hernandez, Elida Erickson, November 28
  • Mindfulness & Sustainability- Dr. Jeffrey Kiehl, December 5th
  • Green Office Certification- Shauna Casey, January 9
  • Fostering Sustainable Behavior- Shauna Casey, March 13 & April 24
  • Implementing Sustainability- Andrea Hesse, March 27 & April 10
  • Sustainable Procurement Strategies- Darin Matthews, May 1
  • Green Events- Kristen Lee, May 15

Additional Information

Sign up for our mailing list to receive registration reminders.

Read our annual report and learn more about our program in Tuesday Newsday.

Share our program flyer with colleagues.