Buildings & Infrastructure

Green Building

The campus is home to a number of green buildings, including those certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). 

Master Plan Sustainability Chapter

The campus's Master Plan includes a chapter that focuses specifically on sustainability. (Link leads to .pdf download.)

Bicycle Friendly University

In 2022, UMass Amherst received Bicycle Friendly University Bronze level designation from the League of American Bicyclists.

Alternative Transportation

The campus has easy access to buses, a fleet of Bike Share bicycles, as well as charging stations for electric vehicles. 

Reclaimed Water Expansion

The campus uses reclaimed water for multiple uses in order to reduce potable water consumption.

Green Cleaning

The green cleaning policy informs best tools, products and practices for maintaining sustainable buildings that protect human health and the environment.

Storm Water

Learn about the UMass Stormwater Management Program and link to storm water management resources for both residential and construction projects.

A photo of the Design building at sunset