The Office of Sustainability hires Student Sustainability Educators, conducting peer to peer outreach, to advance the sustainability goals and initiatives of the AU.
There are numerous student organizations dedicated to waste, gardening, beekeeping, energy, and the environment.
The Green Office Program supports and rewards
offices that adopt sustainable practices within their team. Through the
completion of three checklists, offices progressively expand their commitment
to advancing university sustainability initiatives.
for Teaching, Research and Learning manages the Green Teaching Certificate. Faculty members at American University can
qualify for a Green Teaching Certificate by answering a number of questions
about their efforts to make their courses more sustainable.