Get Involved

A community of problem-solvers

Through imagination and dedication, students are helping to develop a more sustainable and socially just institution. Learn how your peers are helping the cause and how you can get involved.

Student initiatives

Northeastern student groups

Join one of the many environmental student groups on campus.

Climate Justice action plan

Take part in the planning initiative to make Northeastern carbon free.

Student sustainability committee

Connect and collaborate with the student community.

Featured student projects

Even In Winter, Campus Gardens Grow Fresh Produce – And A New Community

Evan Fear, a third-year science major, wanted to create a raised bed on the roof of his apartment. What he built instead is a flourishing campus community focused on sharing fresh vegetables.

A Tale of Two Bins – Trash 2 Treasure

Northeastern University’s student-run organization, Trash 2 Treasure diverts waste by collecting and reselling belongings that students would otherwise throw away during the move-out process at the end of each semester.

Student Architects Lead the Way on a New Wave of Campus Furniture

Northeastern University architecture students design pieces of furniture that can be added to outdoor campus spaces to foster a sense of community and bring people together.

Short-term ways to get involved

H2Overhaul Survey

Show us where you want more water bottle filling stations!  We’re installing new water bottle filling stations across the Boston campus, and want to know where YOU want them. Take this brief survey to help us make the best decisions as we install them this summer. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your voice heard.

Participate In Soil Sampling

Help create a soil quality database for the Northeastern Arboretum by gathering samples throughout campus.

Donate Unused Items

Help divert waste created during student move-out by donating your unused belongings to Trash2Treasure.

Volunteer

Help strengthen our community by volunteering