Green College

At the University of Redlands, we encourage you to become a better citizen of your community and your world-and we lead by example, teaching and demonstrating our commitment to environmental responsibility every day.

Programs of Study

Undergraduate environmental programs

The University of Redlands offers undergraduate programs in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies.

Graduate sustainable business programs

Renowned Presidio graduate programs to join University of Redlands in Marin

San Francisco-based Presidio Graduate School, a national leader in sustainability-focused graduate education, plans to merge with the University of Redlands and be housed on the Redlands Marin campus commencing in summer 2023. Learn more about the merger.

Green buildings

LEED Gold certification - Center for the Arts

LEED Silver certification - Lewis Hall

Green Residence - Merriam Hall

Cogeneration Plant

Redlands cogeneration and chiller plant enables the University to produce a majority of its own energy, as well as heating and cooling for a third of the buildings on campus. Learn more about the Cogeneration Plant.

Recycling & Annual Recycling Day Construction Challenge

At Redlands, recycling is a way of life. Learn more about recycling programs and our Annual Recycling Day Construction Challenge event.

Food Service Provider Harvest Table's Commitment to Sustainability

Harvest Table is committed to responsibly sourced ingredients, purchasing from local farms and businesses. Learn more about Harvest Table and its commitment to a resilient food system.

SURF-Sustainable University of Redlands Farm

The Sustainable University of Redlands Farm (SURF) is a natural farm in its beginning stages, including a Campus Community Garden. Learn more about sustainable farming on the Redlands campus.

Water conservation

The University is proactively reducing its water usage. Learn more about ongoing water conservation efforts on the Redlands campus.

Other Initiatives

  • Proposals launched for infusing sustainability across the curriculum and developing a minor in Sustainability Studies

  • Named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, for multiple consecutive years

  • A charter signatory of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment