Student Involvement

By hosting events, working with student groups, and establishing student projects and internships, we try to increase awareness on campus about sustainability and to give students the skills they need to be responsible global citizens.

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Student Sustainability Organizations
Whether you are passionate about soil conservation or gardening your own organic produce, Grand Valley's Student Sustainability Organizations make it possible to get connected to other like-minded individuals and make a difference in our community. Click the link above for a full list of organizations. Sustainability Pledge
"I pledge to use the knowledge and experience I gain at GVSU and beyond to take into account the economic, social and environmental consequences of my decisions. Furthermore, I pledge to make every effort to reduce my ecological footprint and to improve the sustainability of the communities in which I live, learn, work and play." Join us in our pledge to become more sustainable! Pizza Box Project This student created initiative is working to get pizza boxes out of the trash cycle and into the compost pile. Learn where to compost your pizza boxes and how to become an Eco-Rep to help move the project forward.
Jobs & Internships
Find listings of sustainable jobs and internships by visiting the link above. If you would like to post a job or internship, please contact Andrea Marz at marzan@gvsu.edu. Campus Recycling
Learn more about GVSU Facility Services' commitment to campus recycling and ways that you can get involved. Project Donations
At the end of each year Facilities Services collects unwanted items that may otherwise end up in the trash and coordinates with local nonprofit organizations to set up donation boxes on campus. This not only reduces waste, but also helps those in need. Other Ways to Get Involved
Check out other ways to get involved and help Grand Valley's sustainability initiatives.