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    USGBC Students Guide to Transforming Your Campus, Community and Career

    USGBC Students Guide to Transforming Your Campus, Community and Career is written for the student who wants to change their school, their environment, their community and their future. It is a step-by-step guide to starting a powerful and functional student group, identifying the greatest needs on campus and creating a campaign to address them. This guide is intended for every major and every class year, for students already involved with USGBC and for those just forming a relationship with us. It is chock full of ways to engage sustainably conscious students, staff and faculty and drive them to success. We encourage you to print the toolkit for your own student group. Download our print guide to see how.

  • Roadmap to a Green Campus
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    Roadmap to a Green Campus

    Roadmap to a Green Campus is a strategy guide for using the LEED green building certification program as a framework for developing and evolving campus-wide sustainability plans. The Roadmap references more than 100 tools and resources to support campus greening efforts, profiles institutional success stories and was created with the support of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

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  • Hands-On LEED: Guiding College Student Engagement
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    Hands-On LEED: Guiding College Student Engagement

    As college and university leaders from across the United States work to green their campuses, students can and should play a critical role. Hands-On LEED: Guiding College Student Engagement explains how students can be involved in green campus projects and contribute to LEED certification efforts. The guide outlines three options for engaging students: coursework, internships and volunteer opportunities. It details the benefits of involving students and outlines ways to initiate the process of developing an engagement program, such as planning considerations and LEED-related activities and tasks that students can perform. The guide also contains profiles of three campuses that are engaging students on green campus projects with great success.

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  • Building Minds, Minding Buildings
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    Learn LEED: How-to Guide for Planning and Conducting LEED Study Groups

    Hosting a study group? Download USGBC's free guide.

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