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Sustainable living on campus

We are driven by an active group of students, faculty, and staff on campus. Listed below are some of the ways to get involved on campus.  More UD Student Organizations >>

Sustainability Club

Sustainability Club is a service and social action club with an emphasis on food, water, and waste on campus, and in the Dayton community. We educate ourselves and others about important environmental and sustainability issues as well as develop a collective language and vision among the students. Learn more >>

Beta Beta Beta

The National Biological Honors Society provides awareness of the biological sciences and service to the chapter, university, community, and national organization. It promotes research and strengthens relationships between students and faculty. Learn more >>


This initiative of the School of Engineering seeks to provide experiential learning through service-learning internships, student organization activities, collaborative research and hands-on classroom projects that support the development of appropriate technologies for the developing world, locally and globally. Learn more >>

Food Recovery Network
  1. The food recovery network is a group of dedicated students, working towards alleviating hunger in the Dayton community. They complete this mission by recovering food used by UD's dining services that would have otherwise been thrown away. Learn more >>
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity works in conjunction with the Dayton, OH chapter on housing projects around the greater Dayton area. Learn more >>
Marianist Environmental Education Center

The Marianist Environmental Education Center (MEEC) is an educational ministry located at the Mount St. John Nature Preserve. Learn more >>

New Abolitionist Movement
The New Abolitionist Movement (NAM) is dedicated to the elimination of human trafficking, the modern day permutation of slavery. Learn more >>
Outdoor Adventure Club
  1. This club educates UD students about different outdoor activities, promotes a love of the outdoors and the environment, offers a relaxed and memorable experience, and hopes to inspire a passion for an outdoor lifestyle and land stewardship. Learn more >>

Building solar through community, building community through solar. Welcome to RE-Volv, a non-profit organization helping local Dayton non-profits afford solar energy. Join us to become a solar ambassador for the Dayton area! Follow us on Twitter @UD_RE_volv and on Facebook at University of Dayton RE-Volv. Org-sync page >>

Rivers Institute

A part of the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, the Rivers Institute is a group of UD students and faculty working to connect the University to the Great Miami River and to the local community. Learn more >>

Student Dietetic Association
An affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this association is organized to provide resources for students, of all majors, that are interested in health and nutrition. Learn more >>
Vegetarian Club and Outreach
  1. The purpose of this club is to provide a supportive group to vegetarians, including social events like cooking classes and field trips. Vegetarian Club is also an outreach group and participates in events to inform others about the lifestyle and its benefits. Learn more >>

Hanley Sustainability Institute

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300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2950
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