Take Action

Here’s how you can take action and help the USC community develop and implement innovative solutions that will build a more sustainable society.

USC Sustainability map small

Map it

Locate water bottle refill stations, electric chargers, bike racks, and other environmental services and green points of interest on the campuses.

Carbon Footprint Calculator

Calculate Your Impact

Use the Carbon Footprint Calculator to measure the amount of emissions your lifestyle generates and get an assessment of your personal impact on the environment.

Join the conversation on social media

Join the Conversation

Stay connected to sustainability issues on social media and exchange ideas. Post your messages using #USCsustainability

Sustainability studies and courses

Study & Grow

Take an environment-related course, earn a professional certificate, or pursue a minor or degree program focused on sustainability. Search the USC Catalogue

Get involved in a USC sustainability group

Join a Group

You can be a part of the USC environmental movement by joining one of many professional organizations, student groups, office teams, and volunteer events.

Buy Green and Save the Planet

Buy Green

Use the Sustainable Purchasing Guide of the USC Business Services for information on buying green.

Shop Local

Shop Local

Visit Trojans Shop Local to find community retailers in and around the campuses that support our sustainability mission.

Healhty & sustainable Dinning Guide

Eat Healthy

The Healthy Dining on Campus Guide helps you choose healthier (and more sustainable) food and beverages on campus.

USC Involvement Fair


USC hosts hundreds of environmental, climate change, green living and sustainability events throughout the year.

4 part recycling bins placed across USC campus

Do Your Part

Get helpful tips you can use today to reduce, reuse and recycle on campus, at home, during events, and in your daily life.

USC Earth Week Take the Sustainability Pledge

Take the Pledge

Take the Sustainability Pledge and get 10% off on the purchase of a reusable water bottle at the USC Bookstore.

Sustainability Infographics

Share the Facts

Share printable infographic posters with data on a range of climate change, sustainability, and environmental justice issues.