As contributors to the sustainability revolution, we want our campus to prosper environmentally, economically, and socially. As a student here, there are many ways to join the revolution.

UIS Green Fee Committee

  • Each Spring semester, seven at-large student members will be appointed to the UIS Green Fee Committee.
  • We have four open seats for the 2022/2023 academic year. Applications are due at 5PM on Sunday 9/11. Apply here by uploading a cover letter and resume: https://forms.uofi.uis.edu/sec/1585927222
  • More information about the UIS Green Fee Committee.

UIS Campus Sustainability Projects Coordinator

  • Each Fall semester, UIS students can apply to be one of the Campus Sustainability Projects Coordinators. Two part-time (20 hours/week) positions are available. These positions have been filled for 2022/2023, but contact Dr. Styles (mstyl2@uis.edu) if you have questions about future job opportunities.

Submit a Green Project Proposal

2021/2022 Funding Cycle

November 6, 2022: Letters of Intent are due no later than 10 P.M.

Complete this online WebQ and submit your Letter of Intent.

November 14-18, 2021: Green Fee Committee meets to review submitted Letters of Intent. All applicants will receive constructive feedback on their submissions. Selected proposal authors will be invited to develop full project proposals. The Green Fee Committee and the Campus Sustainability Projects Coordinators will help LOI authors develop their ideas into feasible and effective green projects between 11/14/2022 and 2/5/2023.

February 5, 2023: Full project proposals due no later than 10 P.M.

Complete the online WebQ and submit your UIS Green Project Proposal. (link will be avalable mid-November)

February 13-17, 2023: Student Green Fee Committee reviews proposals and votes on which Green Projects to implement in Spring 2023. Applicants will receive a notice from the Committee Chair about whether or not their project has been funded. Communications will be sent no later than one week after decisions have been finalized.

UIS Green Guide

The UIS Green Guide provides useful information about the various actions students can take right here at UIS.  Students and campus community members can read through this guide to learn more about topics such as energy & water usage, sustainable transport, and recycling.  The full Green Guide can be found through the link below:

Donate to the Green Projects Fund

The button below can be used to directly contribute to the UIS Green Fee through a donation.  We thank you for your commitment to sustainability and for helping us to carry out more green projects at UIS.  If you would like to learn more about current projects and how these funds are being used, please contact us at greenprojects@uis.edu.