University-wide efforts toward campus sustainability are led by:

Campus Environmental Sustainability Team

cestThe university-wide Campus Environmental Sustainability Team sets the direction for campus sustainability and provides monitoring, communication and accountability for adherence to the Sustainability Strategic Plan and related commitments.

University Sustainability Office

Sustainability-Office-logoThe University Sustainability Office coordinates sustainability activities, initiatives and programs throughout the university.

Energy Management

EnergyMgmt LogoNC State Energy Management’s mission is to cost-effectively manage energy resources purchased and consumed by the university. 

Student-Led Efforts


  • NC State Stewards, the university’s sustainability student ambassadors, promote sustainable practices through peer education, presentations and campus events. 
  • Sustainability Fund Advisory Board solicits, reviews and awards grants from the student sustainability fund.
  • EcoVillage living and learning community unites students around sustainable living and awareness.
  • Plus, many other student groups that engage in sustainability.

Sustainability in Academic Colleges