Environmental Initiatives

Towson University students have grown increasingly concerned with the environment and issues of sustainability. Various student organizations promote environmental awareness and conservation efforts, and students play an active role in developing plans to make TU a "green" campus.

The Office of Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility sponsors the Eco-Reps program and annual events that foster conservation and sustainability for engaging students to become active citizen stewards for the environment.

Campus Sustainability Month 

Each October, the university celebrates sustainable action and education during National Campus Sustainability Month. A range of programs, events, informational displays and giveaways help spread awareness of global sustainability initiatives and invite students, faculty and staff to take part in the campus' sustainability goals. Stay tuned on the Events Calendar for upcoming Campus Sustainability Month events!

Environmental Conference

Tuesday, April 2 - Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The annual Environmental Conference takes place each year and aims to raise awareness among students, faculty and staff about environmental topics, issues and solutions. For more information regarding the 10th annual conference, please visit the Environmental Conference page on our website.

Retreat for Environmental Action (REA)

October 5-7, 2018

The Retreat for Environmental Action (REA) serves as an incubator for student-led action on environmental issues. Students attending the second annual Retreat for Environmental Action will have the opportunity to:

  • Deepen their understanding of ecology, environmental justice, and sustainability
  • Connect with students & faculty who share their passion for the environment
  • Develop action plans to tackle environmental issues, and execute those plans throughout the academic year 
  • Enjoy the woods, wetlands, and cabins at the TU Field Station (Transportation will be provided from TU)