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.

Get involved in a USC sustainability group

Join a Group

Be part of the USC environmental movement by joining student groups, professional organizations, and volunteer events.

Get the Supdate

Join a curated forum of sustainability events, opportunities, and information posted by and for USC’s Green community on a regularly updated Slack space.

3 Small Things

You’ve got the power! Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin explains the three actions you can take to address our impact on the environment.

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 assess your impact on the environment.

Join the conversation on social media

Stay Connected

Join the sustainability conversation on social media and exchange ideas. Post your messages using #USCsustainability

Sustainability Scholarships for Students

Find Scholarships

Apply for sustainability scholarships, fellowships, internships, and other funding to support your academic studies and professional development.

Sustainability studies and courses

Study & Grow

Search the USC Catalogue for environment-related courses to increase your sustainability knowledge.

Buy Green and Save the Planet

Buy Green

Use the Sustainable Purchasing Guide for information on how to make environment-friendly purchasing decisions at USC.

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

Participate

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 on how 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.