Student Activity/Campus Living

Campus Living at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Campus Tree Finder

The Waugh Arboretum tree finder provides detailed information about the trees found on the UMass Amherst campus. 

Green Office Program

The on-campus Green Office Program encourages and facilitates energy and waste reduction practices. 

Idea Funding

Innovative sustainability ideas from students, faculty, and staff are encouraged and supported at UMass Amherst. 

Sustainable Dorm Room

UMass Amherst student's can follow this model room guide to live green on campus.

Student Activities & Projects

Each year students lead the way with a variety of green initiatives on campus.

Student Living – Residential Life

Residential Life provides a variety of resources that encourages sustainable living in the residential halls.  

Sustainability Explorer

The UMass Amherst Sustainability Explorer is an interactive map that provides details on campus sustainability initiatives. 

Sustainable Move In & Out - New2U​

The New2U program collects unwanted items each spring during move-out and resells these collected items each fall during move-in. 

Single Stream Recycling

The university uses Single Stream Recycling, which requires that bottles, can, paper, and cardboard all go in one bin. 

Electronic Waste Recycling

The university has options to recycle unwanted E-waste. 

Alternative Transportation

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