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Eco-Reps are peer educators dedicated to furthering sustainability by promoting ways for students to adopt more environmentally and socially responsible behaviors.

Learn more about Eco-Reps


The Office of Sustainability hires Elon students as interns for the academic year.

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The Office of Sustainability encourages students to volunteer with the office for opportunities to more deeply engage in sustainability efforts both on and off campus.

Learn more about Volunteering

Learning Communities

The Sustainable Living Learning Community brings together students from any major who are interested in learning how to personally live in a manner that supports ecologically, socially and economically healthy environments and communities.

Elon has a strong Learning Community program in which groups of students with a common academic major, program or interest reside in the same residential area and interact academically and socially with each other and with their faculty advisers.

Learn more about Learning Communities

Student Groups

Elon has a number of student groups that address sustainability and environmental interests either directly or indirectly.

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Sustainable Events at Elon

Elon’s Sustainable Events at Elon designation helps student leaders plan and create events that support Elon’s sustainability efforts through waste reduction, purchasing choices, dining options and more.

Learn more about Elon’s Sustainable Events Program

Study Away More Sustainably

Air travel associated with studying away represents over 25% percent of Elon’s greenhouse gas emissions. There are a variety of actions students can take to reduce their impact while studying away.

Learn more about Study Away More Sustainably

Sustainability Research Scholars

The Sustainability Research Grants are intended to enhance quality mentoring relationships between faculty and students who work together to answer questions and solve problems related to sustainability. Students from all disciplines who are or will be engaged in independent, faculty-mentored undergraduate research related to sustainability are encouraged to apply.

Learn more about Sustainability Research Scholars

Sustainable Living Guides

Students have the opportunity to become models of sustainable living in campus residential housing.

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Visions Magazine

Visions: The World We Live In and The World We Want To Live In is a faculty-student organized and operated publication, which features the works of Elon University students and student-faculty collaborations.

Learn more about Visions Magazine