If you’re an NC State student interested in sustainability, browse the many sustainability resources available on campus. 

You might be curious what sustainability is at NC State, so dive into what NC State’s sustainability commitment entails and how NC State is progressing toward its sustainability goals.

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Browse below these popular sustainability-related resources: Tips, High-Impact Experiences, Student Groups, Career Resources and Scholarships, Grants and Competitions.

Change Your State

These ideas and tips from the Change Your State sustainability awareness campaign are a great place to start living more sustainably. Or, check out the Green Living Guide if you live on-campus.



You are what you eat, so choose sustainable food that has the least environmental impact and biggest health benefit.



Join the Wolfpack of energy savers by trying these tips for saving energy.

Zero Waste

Help make the world leaner and cleaner by reducing, reusing, recycling and composting. Here’s how.


Decrease how much you drive and you’ll save money while also reducing air pollution, saving time and cutting your carbon pawprint. Here’s how.


Be a better you by living a well-balanced life. Try these tips to Change Your State of wellness. You’ll be happier, healthier and better able to live life to the fullest.


Only about 1 percent of the Earth’s water can be consumed by humans, so do your part to save this necessary but limited resource.

High Impact Opportunities


This living and learning community in Bragaw Residence Hall focuses on sustainable living.

Study Abroad

These global learning opportunities offer the chance for you to experience other cultures and various perspectives on sustainability.

Sustainability Fund

Generated by student fees, this Fund offers competitive grants for campus sustainability projects.

Join a Student Group

Get involved with a sustainability-related student organization such as the NC State Stewards.

Alternative Service Break

Spend spring break in Costa Rica learning about sustainable development and entrepreneurship as part of this Alternative Service Break trip.


Starting a sustainable business is a great way to create a more sustainable world. Use the resources of NC State’s Entrepreneurship Initiative and the Social Entrepreneurship Initiative.



Packlink uses on-campus sustainability projects to provide real-world experience for students; it’s the perfect resume builder. Browse PackLink projects

Research Opportunties


Many NC State professors offer opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to help with sustainability-related research. Browse opportunities

The NC State campus is working collaboratively to support students who are seeking sustainability-related careers. The following tools are available as you prepare and search for the right position:

Sustainability Job Boards and Opportunities

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