Sustainability at USM

Get Involved

Want to do more with sustainability here at USM? Check out this list of ways to get involved. Please contact us if you have an opportunity you'd like to share!

  • Join our USM Cycle Club to get involved with bicycling of all types at the University. Visit our website and sign up for our listserv to stay informed of rides, workshops, events, and opportunities.
  • Get involved with Students for Environmental Sustainability (SEAS) as they work to plan events, engage students, and further the cause of sustainability here at USM
  • Reserve a plot in the USM Community Garden and grow your own fresh food right on the Portland campus. Participate in workshops, picnics, and give back through food donations and work days.
  • Work with Dining Services on food issues or take a tour of their food-producing greenhouse. Check out the USM Dining Services Website on Sustainability. 
  • Enivronmental Science Major - USM has a growing Environmental Science  degree program with lots of interesting classes and opportunities.
  • Applied Energy / Energy Management - USM is developing a new Energy curriculum (currently composed of a minor and certificate) to give students and professionals more tailored energy knowledge.
  • Renewable Energy Club - Join this student organization if you are interested in learning about, utilizing, and furthering the cause of renewable and alternative energies.
  • Southern Maine Outdoor Adventure Club - check out the USM Outing Club on Facebook.
  • Tobacco Committee - This USM Committee is open to staff and students who are interested in the wellness and environmental implications by tobacco use on campus. Email Suzanne Roy to get involved. 
  • Experience Internship & Job Finder - USM utilizes this service to list job and internship offers to its students
  • Work with the Office of Sustainability! Interested in doing work study, class projects, or an internship? Let us know!